Zacchaeus:  A Little Man Up a Tree

Reflection by Sister Mary Core, O.S.B.

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Nourishing Growth as We Scatter Seeds

A Reflection on Growth by Sister Ruth Ksycki, O.S.B.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 18, 2019

We Remember Sister Irene Krogmeier

Prioress Sandra Brunenn pays tribute to a beloved community member

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 13, 2019

Sister Irene Krogmeier, O.S.B., Dies at 97

Sister Irene Krogmeier, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 11, 2019

We Are Built to Last!  A Reflection from Sister Bobbi

Sister Bobbi shares her thoughts on intentionally living a life that matters for eternity

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 20, 2019

Reflection on Heaven from Sister Mary Jane

Sister Mary Jane reflects on Heaven

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 01, 2019

Happy Halloween!

For Halloween, the Sisters enjoyed a fun evening of games, costumes and treats!

Read more | Comments (0) | Nov 01, 2019

Sister Marilyn Ring, OSB, 1930 - 2019

Sister Marilyn Ring, (Mary Stephen) O.S.B., 88, of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, passed away on Sunday, September 15, 2019, at St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 18, 2019 in the Chapel of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island. Visitation will be 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at the Monastery, where a Christian wake service will be held at 7 p.m.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 16, 2019

Feast of St. Benedict

The Sisters of St Mary Monastery celebrated the Feast of St. Benedict with a vigil on July 10th. On the feast day, they gathered for Mass followed by an afternoon movie and festive dinner.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jul 22, 2019

The Dark Night of the Soul and Centering Prayer

If Centering Prayer is part of your spiritual practice, these two retreats are perfect for you.

Read more | Comments (0) | May 30, 2019