There are two primary campuses where the Sisters of Saint Benedict call home. The Sisters’ main Motherhouse campus is at Saint Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph, Minn. This is where the Sisters begin and end their lives on earth. It has provided stability for thousands of Sisters in a life of prayer and work centered in community living. It is the “home” from which many ministries have evolved to serve the needs of the church and its people.
Sisters who are older and/or require additional care, live at Saint Scholastica Convent in St. Cloud, Minn. In addition, several Sisters live close to where they minister in other communities.
Saint Benedict's Monastery
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374
Saint Benedict's Monastery is located in St. Joseph, Minn., eight miles west of St. Cloud, in Central Minn. It is adjacent to the campus of the College of Saint Benedict and three miles east of Saint John's Abbey, Saint John's University and Saint John's School of Theology-Seminary in Collegeville. In its rural setting with wooded areas, prairies, wetlands, gardens and well-landscaped grounds, the Motherhouse campus gives witness to a tradition of reverence and care for the earth.
Saint Benedict’s Monastery is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places as a Historic District that is significant in American history, architecture, archeology, engineering, and culture. To learn more, visit www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com.
Saint Scholastica Convent
1845 20th Ave SE
St. Cloud, MN 56304
Saint Scholastica Convent is located in St. Cloud, Minn., near Highway 10. It is tucked behind St. Benedict’s Senior Community where the Sisters can view the beautiful landscape that surrounds them on the edge of the city. At Saint Scholastica Convent, care is given to the Sisters who require an assisted-living style and skilled care in a monastic environment that follows a home-care style model.
Map of Saint Benedict's Monastery (St. Joseph)
Campus Map of College of Saint Benedict