3G - Girls, God and Good Times
Summer - soon time to welcome the 2013 campers to the 3G camps. 3G is an opportunity for girls to learn about Christian, Benedictine life and values, about forming community, being involved in creative activities and having fun.
Become a Benedictine Builder, supporting the Saint Scholastica Wellness Center. Please click here to donate.
Congratulations to Sisters who celebrated 75th and 60th Jubilees on Saturday, April 20!
Pictured are 60th Jubilarians with the Prioress (left to right):
Back: Ss. Colleen Haggerty, Jocile Robinson, Owen Lindblad, Leonore Mandernach, Leora Juettner, Luanne Lenz
Middle: Ss. Marius Hiltner, Lauren Keppers, Michaela Hedican (Prioress), Agatha Zwilling, Germaine Gagnon
Front: Ss. Marion Sauer, Theresa Lodermeier, Rita Marschall, Burkard Braegelmann
Also celebrating Jubilee, but not pictured: Ss. Elaine Gagne, Elizabeth Roufs, Maranatha Renner, and 75th Jubilarian S. Marie Brang
Monastic Profession Video
Click here or scroll down to see video highlights of S. Karen Rose's perpetual monastic profession in July 2012.
According to St. Benedict, guests are never lacking in a monastery. Be our guest as you take a virtual tour of the monastery. Welcome!
Spring Spirituality Center Program Listing Now Available
The spring list of programs and retreats being offered at the monastery's Spirituality Center is now available on-line and by mail. We invite you to enrich your spring by joining us for one or more of these programs.
Click here to learn more about our programs.
Perpetual Monastic Profession of Sister Karen Rose, OSB
One of the most joyful times for the Sisters in the monastery is when a perpetual monastic profession occurs. In July of 2012, Sister Karen Rose, OSB, completed her journey in monastic formation and celebrated her perpetual monastic profession during a Eurcharistic Liturgy. Watch this video to view the highlights of this wonderful day.
- Opening at Whitby Gallery, June 9
- Obituary: Idamarie (Irene) Primus, OSB
- Obituary: Lorayne (Simeon) Andre, OSB
Mara Faulkner, OSB: Sister and Poet
Finishing Line Press plans to publish a book of poems by S. Mara Faulkner. Click here to find out more and to place an order.
Mother Benedicta Riepp Award
Nominations for the 2013 M. Benedicta Riepp Award are invited.
The award honors a lay woman, connected with Saint Benedict's Monastery, who lives out Benedictine and Gospel values in her daily life.
Ashley Blaine: Working to Share Benedictine Values
Follow her blog here, as she experiences a year at the St. Gertrude's Monastery, Ridgely, Md
Ashley Blaine: 2013 BWSC volunteer