2015 Mother Benedicta Riepp Award


Lana Faber holds the Mother Benedicta Riepp Award which was presented to her during a prayer service thanking our supporters on Gratitude Day, August 21, 2015.The award recognizes a lay woman who lives out Benedictine and Gospel values in her daily life.

Photo: Mindy Peterson


Fall Offerings at the Spirituality Center

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Photo: Karen Streveler, OSB

Fall offerings at the Spirituality Center are open for registration. W look forward to welcoming you to one of our prgrams aor retreats.


Federation President

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We are honored to announce that Sister Kerry O'Reilly has been elected President of the Federation of Saint Benedict.

Benedictines in the USA are organized into federations so that monasteries can work together on issues of mutual interest

S. Kerry's term of office began with her election and will continue through 2021.





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



Christina Désert: Working to Share Benedictine Values

Christina reflects on her year of service in Bristow, Va.

Follow her blog here, and share her experiences during her 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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