Your Invitation to Advent, Christmas Services

Join the Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, for special celebrations.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 07, 2018

Advent: A Time for Giving Gifts to Ourselves

Don’t let Advent get lost this year in all the bustle and aggravation of acquisition. Use it. Treasure it. Grow from it.

Read more | Comments (2) | Nov 27, 2018

Learn about Yourself with St. Benedict

Benedictine Catholic Sister Stefanie MacDonald shares a fantastic resource for anyone, whether they are exploring a vocation or just wanting to find more balance in their daily lay lives.

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

Christmas and the Miracle of “Yes”

Sister Mary shares her thoughts about the (somewhat) unbelievable story of Christmas, and what it means for us today.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 25, 2017

Christmas Traditions at St. Mary Monastery

Beautiful, quiet, prayerful Christmas traditions of the Catholic Benedictine Sisters.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 24, 2017

The Gift of Christmas

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 22, 2017

Love and Peace

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 21, 2017

“The Reason for the Season”

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 20, 2017

The love of our lost ones shines down upon us

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (1) | Dec 19, 2017

Choose Your Gifts with Care

We continue a short series written by Benedictine Sisters on what Christmas means to them. Enjoy!

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 18, 2017