Baptism: One Bread, One Body

Benedictine Catholic Sister Catherine Cleary says baptism is NOT about sin, but about becoming One Body.

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Resolve to Pray!

Benedictine Catholic Sister Catherine Cleary says the best New Year's resolution is to make time every day for prayer.

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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

Here I Am: How to Be with God

Peace and presence are the very fabric of monastic life, but can be cultivated through contemplative practice in any setting. Here, the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island share thoughts, process of Centering Prayer.

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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

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

Protecting, Nourishing Your New Life

Benedictine Sister Catherine Cleary says the real transformation of Easter is in your own resurrection.

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

Joining the Magi in Our Own Search

Sister Catherine Cleary says, "We too are searchers, or at least could be searchers, not just for the star but for Christ." Don't miss her Epiphany reflection.

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

2nd Sunday: Forgive!

Sister Catherine Cleary echoes the words of John the Baptist when she says Advent is the time to forgive.

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 04, 2017

Starting Anew this Advent

First Sunday of Advent reflection by Sister Catherine Cleary, OSB

Read more | Comments (1) | Dec 01, 2017