Golden and Silver Jubilee


Congratulations to sisters celebrating Golden and Silver Jubilees in 2017!

Back, left to right: Golden Jubilarians, Sisters Mara Faulkner, Beatrice Eiynck Patricia Ann Sniezek, and Prioress Susan Rudolph.

Front, left to right: Silver Jubilarian, Sister Colleen Quinlivan, and Golden Jubilarians Sisters Lisa Kittock and Janine Braun.

Photographer: Nancy Bauer, OSB

Monastic Professions

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We are thrilled to share that Sister Tamra Thomas (center) made perpetual monastic profession on July 11, the Feast of St. Benedict, and Sister Bridgette Powers (left) made first monastic profession. They are pictured with Novice Laura Suhr who entered the novitiate on July 2.

Photographer: Nancy Bauer, OSB

Three Cheers for Volunteers!


We are blessed by the many people who choose to give their time to help our sisters keep things running smoothly. Would you like to be one of them? Find out more!

Photo of volunteers helping at Gratitude Day: Jennifer Morrissette Hesse


Whitby Gallery Show Continues

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The Summer 2017 Whitby Gallery show, Paintings by Jerome Tupa, OSB, has proved so popular that its run has been extended through August. Click here for opening times.



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