Standing in the Presence of God (with Bug Repellent)

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, Catholic Benedictine Sister Claudia Scharf shares one of her favorite contemplative practices.

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A Warm Place to Live ... and Thrive

The Benedictine Sisters support homeless women and children at St. Joseph the Worker House in Rock Island, IL.

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Pray for Our Children

Join the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island as we pray for the safety of all our children.

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 29, 2018

Echoing the Call of LCWR

If one member suffers, all suffer together. (1 Corinthians 12:26)

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Catholic Sisters Embrace Communion and Connection at LCWR Gathering

Sisters Sandra Brunenn and Sheila McGrath participated in the Summer 2018 LCWR Assembly.

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Volunteering in a Place of Light

A volunteer at the Benedictine Sisters St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, shares her experience helping around the house, spending time with our elders and working with at least one of us on our poetry.

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