All Saints Day

Sister Mary Core shares her thoughts about the everyday saints we've been blessed to have in our lives.

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

A Monastic Celebration of Our Communion of Saints

Sister Mary Core shares our monastic celebrations of Saints and Souls on November 1 and 2.

Read more | Comments (1) | Oct 31, 2018

Mercy, Compassion (Book Club, Part 4)

Sister Mary Core shares her book club's thoughts on the Final Judgment in Matthew 25 from Chapter 3 of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad). Here's Part 4 of her Benedictine Online Book Club.

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

Benedictine Online Book Club Part 3: The Beatitudes as Our

Sister Mary Core shares her book club's musings on the first half of Chapter 3 of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad).

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

Sister Michaela Hedican OSB Speaks to Oblates

Sister Michaela Hedican Speaks to the Benedictine Oblates gathered at the Benedictine Sisters monastery in Rock Island, IL.

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

Called to Servanthood (Even if We Don’t Relate)

How are you both servant and gracious receiver of service? Catholic Benedictine Sister Ruth Ksycki explores what Jesus meant by "being the servant of all."

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

Sisters Enjoy Lovely Evening for St. Joseph House

Benedictine Sisters Catherine Cleary, Marlene Miller, Helen Carey and Mary Core enjoyed the 1st annual Hope and Harmony dinner in support of St. Joseph the Worker House in Rock Island

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 17, 2018

The Rosary as Contemplative Prayer

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, Sister Sheila McGrath shares her practice of praying the Rosary.

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 15, 2018

Benedictine Online Book Club Part 2: The Subtle Enemies of Holiness

Sister Mary Core shares what she calls "the rather dark side" of Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate (Rejoice and Be Glad). Here's Part 2 of her Benedictine Online Book Club.

Read more | Comments (0) | Oct 08, 2018

Benedictine Online Book Club Part 1: Living an Ordinary Life Extraordinarily Well

Sister Mary Core's online book club focuses on Pope Francis' apostolic exhortation, Gaudete et Exsultate. Here's Part 1.

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