Mother Benedicta Riepp Award

The Sisters of the Order of the Saint Benedict are seeking nominations for the 2018 Mother Benedicta Riepp Award. This award, named after our foundress, was established to honor a lay woman who has a relationship with the sisters and exemplifies Benedictine and Gospel values in her daily life. To submit a nomination, you need to provide a narrative about your nominee by considering her personal characteristics and how she exemplifies core Benedictine values in her life. Review the following guides to help guide you through the nomination process:

Mother Benedicta Riepp Award
Mother Benedicta Riepp Award Guide

Nominations are due by Friday, June 8, 2018. They can be submitted by an individual or two or more can write it together. The selection is judged on what is written in the nomination, even if the person is well known by many, so it is important to be specific and give good examples. For more information, contact Sister Patricia Ruether at (320) 363-7053 or pruether@csbsju.edu. Send nominations to:

Sister Patricia Ruether
Office of Mission Advancement
104 Chapel Lane
Saint Joseph, MN 56374

The award will be presented at Gratitude Day on Sunday, August 19.