Sacred Heart Chapel

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The public is invited to a festival
of thanksgiving and praise
in Sacred Heart Chapel,
Saint Benedict’s Monastery.
Reception to follow.

Sunday, October 26, 2 p.m.

Come to see and hear,
sing and celebrate the
100th Anniversary
of Sacred Heart Chapel

through narration, song and images,
embracing a century of prayer
and praise to God.

Free Admission.



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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. Our October photograph shows the dome and the Gathering Place set behind the beautiful fall colors within the garden before the chapel steps. Photo by Carleen Schomer, OSB

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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:

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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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