Walking WITH God

Springtime for Your Soul, your Lenten retreat from the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island, IL, continues!

Read more | Comments (0) | Mar 25, 2019

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

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.

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 26, 2018

Sister Marianne to Retire from Marriage Tribunal

As Sister Marianne Burkhard retires from canon law ministry, she shares some thoughts about her work at the Peoria Diocesan Marriage Tribunal.

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

Creating the Beauty We're Called To

The Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island, IL say living a creative life matters to body, mind and spirit. Here's how they do it ... and suggest you might, too.

Read more | Comments (0) | Apr 25, 2018

Gazing Anew at Familiar Christmas Images

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

Read more | Comments (0) | Dec 23, 2017