A Warm Place to Live ... and Thrive

The Benedictine Sisters support homeless women and children at St. Joseph the Worker House in Rock Island, IL.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 01, 2018

Pray for Our Children

Join the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island as we pray for the safety of all our children.

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 29, 2018

Echoing the Call of LCWR

If one member suffers, all suffer together. (1 Corinthians 12:26)

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 24, 2018

What My Kids Have Taught Me

Once again back in school, Catholic Benedictine Sister Stefanie reminisces about her former students, and what she's learned over the years.

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 23, 2018

Sister Stefanie Published in Vision Magazine

Sister Stefanie MacDonald shares a heartfelt picture of her favorite place - the chapel at St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island.

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 20, 2018

Catholic Sisters Embrace Communion and Connection at LCWR Gathering

Sisters Sandra Brunenn and Sheila McGrath participated in the Summer 2018 LCWR Assembly.

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 16, 2018

Benedictine Missioning Day

The tradition of "missioning" is one in which Catholic Benedictine Sisters would be assigned their work for the year. It was exciting and a little anxiety provoking. Learn what's changed and what's stayed the same in our 144-year-old ritual.

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 07, 2018

Show Up! It Might Change Everything!

Sister Mary Jane Wallace has some sage advice regarding prayer. And no, it's not how to do it!

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 03, 2018

A Sunbeam’s Song of Praise

Benedictine Oblate Mary Schoening shares her lovely prayer in response to Sister Charlotte Sonneville's invitation to write her own Magnificat!

Read more | Comments (0) | Jul 30, 2018

Keep Todas Familias Together

The Benedictine Sisters hosted a prayer service for immigrant and suffering families Sat. July 14, 2018. Watch it here.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jul 14, 2018