Photographer: Karen Streveler, OSB

On Saturday, April 16, we celebrated sisters who reach their 50th, 60th, 75th and 80th anniversaries of monastic profession in 2016.

Standing (l to r): 60th Jubilarians - Sisters Helen Weber, Joyce Iten, Mary Zenzen, Rita Budig, Michaela Hedican (prioress), Carol Berg, Patrice Reed.

Seated (l to r): 60th Jubilarians -Sisters Annette Brophy and Rosemary Lenneman and 80th Jubilarian S. Helenette Baltes.

Not pictured: Sisters Mary Maves (50th), Verenice Ramler (60th) and Arles Silbernick (75th).

Congratulations and blessings for your years of commitment and service!


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Offerings at the Spirituality Center

Photo: Nancy Bauer, OSB

Check out the newest offerings at the Spirituality Center, which include a reflection opportunity for the Jubilee Year of Mercy. We look forward to welcoming you!




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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

Erin Kelso: Working to Share Benedictine Values in Chicago

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Erin Kelso the 2015-16 Benedictine Women Service Corps volunteer, graduated from the College of Saint Benedict in 2015 with a degree in Political Science. She is from Henderson, Minn., and is currently serving as a BWSC volunteer in Chicago. She teaches English and tutors at an elementary after-school program.


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