Heaven is Closer than We Think

Spring rebirth awakens our senses to heaven, but it is here and now, says Benedictine Sister Mary Schmidt of Rock Island, IL.

Read more | Comments (0) | May 02, 2018

Creating the Beauty We're Called To

The Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island, IL say living a creative life matters to body, mind and spirit. Here's how they do it ... and suggest you might, too.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 25, 2018

Christ’s Love in Action: The Benedictine Way

Read how friends of the Benedictine Sisters have witnessed the Benedictine version of Christ's love in action.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 18, 2018

Lectio Divina: An Ancient Tool to Seek God

Learn how to read Sacred Scripture with your heart, following this ancient Benedictine practice.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 12, 2018

In the Spring Garden with Sister Mary

Dig into the spirituality of gardening with the Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 10, 2018

Rooted in the Heart of God

Catholic Benedictine Sister Ruth Ksycki says the long, cold and cloudy days of early spring bring a chance to dig deeper into the love of God.

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

An Easter Bloom

Sister Margaret Murphy shares this beautiful Easter poem!

Read more | Comments (1) | Apr 05, 2018

A Civil Rights March in Nauvoo, IL

On the anniversary of Dr. King's death, a look back at how the Benedictine Sisters worked for - and continue to work for - ALL God's children.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 04, 2018

Our Own Road to Emmaus

Sister Mary Core says resurrection moments - personal Emmaus experiences - will burn within our hearts, inviting us to know ... and change.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 02, 2018

Protecting, Nourishing Your New Life

Benedictine Sister Catherine Cleary says the real transformation of Easter is in your own resurrection.

Read more | Comments (0) | Mar 31, 2018