Who is the Wind in Your Sails?

Catholic Benedictine Sister Stefanie MacDonald shares a discernment story based on the Disney movie, Moana.

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Sharing Our Benedictine Values

Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB says the Catholic Benedictine Sisters of Rock Island, IL hold these 5 values dear.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jan 24, 2019

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

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

What I Did on My Summer Vacation

Benedictine Sister Stefanie MacDonald confesses to having fun at the Mall of America, despite her Catholic Sisters' "habit" of non-consumerism!

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 17, 2018

Our Catholic Preschool Classroom is Sweeter with a S'more!

Sister Stefanie's preschoolers are enjoying their new furry companion. Here's why every child benefits from pets!

Read more | Comments (0) | Sep 11, 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

Marching for Families

Sisters Claudia Scharf and Stefanie MacDonald were among 600 people protesting the separation of children from parents.

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

Encounter in the Wilderness

Hospitality is a key value of Benedictine life, and encounter is the act that begins it. Sister Stefanie MacDonald shares thoughts from her hermitage as she makes her retreat at Christ in the Wilderness in Illinois.

Read more | Comments (0) | Jun 08, 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