Waiting for The One

A reminiscence of joyful anticipation from Catholic Benedictine Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB

Read more | Comments (2) | Dec 17, 2018

Advent: Journey into Mystery

Catholic Benedictine Sister Marianne Burkhard shares her childhood memories of Advent in Switzerland as she prepares once again for Christ to enter the humble manger of her heart.

Read more | Comments (2) | Dec 14, 2018

The Challenges of Advent

Catholic Benedictine Sister Charlotte Sonneville says Advent's challenges can be hard to meet, but the reward is joy.

Read more | Comments (1) | Dec 12, 2018

Making Advent Meaningful for Yourself

Catholic Benedictine Sister Ruth Ksycki shares 4 ways to approach this sacred season.

Read more | Comments (2) | Dec 05, 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

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

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

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.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 05, 2018

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.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 01, 2018

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