Join Us for Easter Worship

We would love to have you join us in Sacred Heart Chapel to vigil and celebrate Christ's resurrection


Easter Monday, April 21

Eucharist - 11:30 a.m.

For information about other prayer times in the oratory, call (320) 363-7100


Sacred Heart Chapel

A Place of Worship for 100 Years


Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict's Monastery, was built in 1914. In this centenary year, each month a photograph of the chapel will be featured on our home page. This month's photograph, taken Easter 2013, shows the Noack organ, installed in 1983, and Easter lilies decorating the sanctuary.



Summer is coming! It's time to register your daughter for th3G logo without shadow and clipping path.jpge 2014 Girls, God and Good Times camp. 3G is for girls currently in grades 4-8. Call S. Lisa Kittock on 320 363 7114 if you have any questions.



March-August Spirituality Center Retreats and Programs

The spring-summer list of programs and retreats being offered at the monastery's Spirituality Center is now available on-line and by mail. Click here to learn more about our programs.





According to St. Benedict, guests are never lacking in a monastery. Be our guest as you take a virtual tour of the monastery. Welcome!






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We invite you to partner with us to help continue our mission and ministries. Click the button on the left to donate. THANK YOU!


Sister Karen Rose chronicled her final six months prior to her Perpetual Monastic Profession July 11, 2012. Read about her journey via her blog, here:

One Woman's Journey


BWSC: 2014 Application Guidelines

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Christina Désert: Working to Share Benedictine Values

Follow her blog here, as she experiences a year serving in the ministries of the Benedictine Sisters of Virginia, Bristow, Va. She is working with women and children through BARN, a transitional housing program and also with BEACON, a literacy program for adult immigrants and others who are working toward achieving a GED.

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Christina Désert:2013-14 BWSC volunteer

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