St. John’s Bible Blessed at Illinois Wesleyan

Sister Sandra Brunenn blesses the St. John's Bible at Illinois Wesleyan at the beginning of a year of activities around the exhibition.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jan 26, 2018

Ready for Life!

Sister Mary Jane shares a 5-step prayer to help her - and maybe you, too - be ready for life.

Read more | Comments (8) | Jan 17, 2018

Graced Children of God

Sister Mary Core reflects on the Feast of the Baptism.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jan 07, 2018

Joining the Magi in Our Own Search

Sister Catherine Cleary says, "We too are searchers, or at least could be searchers, not just for the star but for Christ." Don't miss her Epiphany reflection.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jan 05, 2018

Why Pray?

Why is it necessary to pray, if we believe that God knows our thoughts, loves us thoroughly and gives us all that we need? The Rock Island Catholic Benedictine Sisters share their insights.

Read more | Comments (1) | Dec 29, 2017

Christmas and the Miracle of “Yes”

Sister Mary shares her thoughts about the (somewhat) unbelievable story of Christmas, and what it means for us today.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 25, 2017

Christmas Traditions at St. Mary Monastery

Beautiful, quiet, prayerful Christmas traditions of the Catholic Benedictine Sisters.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 24, 2017

Gazing Anew at Familiar Christmas Images

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 23, 2017

4th Sunday: Christ is Within Us ... But Will We Say Yes or No?

Like Mary, Christ is already with us. How will we respond?

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 23, 2017

The Gift of Christmas

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 22, 2017