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

Love and Peace

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

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 21, 2017

“The Reason for the Season”

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

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 20, 2017

The love of our lost ones shines down upon us

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

Read more | Comments (1) | Dec 19, 2017

Choose Your Gifts with Care

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

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 18, 2017