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

Sister Irene Krogmeier, died Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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We Are Built to Last!  A Reflection from Sister Bobbi

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

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Reflection on Heaven from Sister Mary Jane

Sister Mary Jane reflects on Heaven

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Happy Halloween!

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

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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.

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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.

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The Rise of Christianity

Each day, we face fear and uncertainty - yet united in a community of faith, Christians have risen above that fear for centuries.

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Silent Directed Retreats

Deepen your faith with silent prayer and spiritual direction. Three and five day Silent Directed Retreats are coming to Benet House Retreat Center in July. Will you join us?

Read more | Comments (0) | May 23, 2019

Special Retreats for Women and Men

In June, we will host two special weekend retreats: the Wisdom Woman retreat for women, and the Believing and Living as God's Beloved Sons Today retreat for men. Spend a weekend at Benet House, focusing on your faith and spiritual growth!

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