Prioress Elected

It is with great joy that the Sisters of Saint Benedict announce that Susan Rudolph, OSB, has been elected as 17th prioress of our community. Sister Susan (pictured below), who succeeds Sister Michaela Hedican, will be installed on June 4, 2017.

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Please pray for S. Susan, S. Michaela and all our community during tis time of transition.

Ash Wednesday


Photo: Susan Sink

Please join us on Ash Wednesday, March 1,  for the traditional distribution of ashes services which mark the beginning of Lent.


Great Sacred Music Concert

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Saint Benedict's Monastery is honored to host St. Martin's Voices during their US tour. The group, which specializes in sacred music, is based at St. Martin-in-the fields, London, England. Please join our sisters for their Great Sacred Music concert in Sacred Heart Chapel, Saturday, March 11, at 3 p.m.

The concert is free and members of the public are welcome.



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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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

Benedictine Women Service Corps Bloggers 2016-17

Share the experiences of the three women serving as BWSC volunteers this year. Mo Shannon (top), Erin Carey (middle) and Bethany Purkapile (bottom) will be blogging each week about how the year is unfolding. Blogs published on the monastery blogspot on Thursdays.

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Photo: Tammy Shoemaker, OSB

Monastery Musings