Finding Answers in God's Time

Sister Stefanie muses on what the future holds ... for any of us.

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

Contemplative Practices to Still the Mind, Feed the Spirit

The Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, share their favorite contemplative practices.

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

Echoing the Call of LCWR

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

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 24, 2018

What My Kids Have Taught Me

Once again back in school, Catholic Benedictine Sister Stefanie reminisces about her former students, and what she's learned over the years.

Read more | Comments (1) | Aug 23, 2018

Catholic Sisters Embrace Communion and Connection at LCWR Gathering

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

Read more | Comments (0) | Aug 16, 2018

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

Pentecost: Where Fear Gives Way to Faith

Catholic Benedictine Sister Catherine Cleary says Pentecost calls us to a new beginning, where fear gives way to faith, and timidity to bold proclamation.

Read more | Comments (0) | May 14, 2018

Dancing in the Rain with our Sisters and God

Challenges will come in all our lives. We will face difficult times. What’s important is how we respond to them; how we choose to live through them. Benedictine Sister Stefanie MacDonald shares her thoughts.

Read more | Comments (0) | May 09, 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

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