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Job Opportunities!

If you are looking for a new career in positive work environment that values community, join our compassionate teams at Saint Benedict’s Monastery and Saint Scholastica Convent! We are currently hiring for the following positions: Certified Nursing Assistants As part of a dedicated and compassionate team of caregivers, nursing assistants provide direct personal care and […]

Give to the Max Results

We are thrilled to report that, due to your overwhelming generosity, we exceeded our $70,000 goal for Give to the Max 2020! With incentive gifts totaling $98,000 and more than 200 donors, we have raised, at this point, $152,858! We will give a final total at a later date after all gifts have been accounted […]

Monastery Blog Transitioning Off Blogspot

For those who have followed our monastery blog on Blogspot, we want to inform you that we will be transitioning off of that account. All past blogs can be found on the blog section of our website, and new blogs written by sisters, oblates and other monastery friends are added every Tuesday and Thursday at […]

New Blog: “Good Trouble”

Blog Title: Good Trouble Author: Renée Domeier, OSB In the fight for democracy, John Lewis said that sometimes, “good trouble” is necessary. In today’s blog, Sister Renée Domeier reflects on an article about “good trouble” from The Hightower Lowdown. Check our website every Tuesday and Thursday to read new blogs written by sisters, oblates and […]

Good Trouble

I subscribe to The Hightower Lowdown, one of the more radical, factual, grassroots four-page news leaflets that keeps my nose to the ground and my courage aloft! The writers tell the bad as it is and the good as it is as well! The October issue reveals the good as it is: “’Good Trouble’ candidates […]

Surprised by Joy

Surprised by Joy is the title of a memoir by C. S. Lewis. His memoir tells us of his conversion to Christianity. Although he had the mind of a skeptic, Lewis, in the midst of that struggle, had his heart pierced with a unique experience that he knew as Joy. The word quite simply means […]

In Loving Memory: Jean (Norma) Gibson, OSB

Sister Jean (Norma) Gibson entered eternal life on November 10, 2020. A private Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Benedict’s Monastery on Monday, November 16, 2020, followed by burial in the monastery cemetery. You are invited to join us in celebrating her life via livestream below or on our worship and liturgy […]

Jean (Norma) Gibson, OSB

Jean (Norma) Gibson, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St Joseph, Minn. December 1, 1930 – November 10, 2020 Sister Jean (Norma) Gibson died peacefully at Saint Scholastica Convent, St. Cloud, Minn., on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. A private Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Benedict’s Monastery on Monday, November 16, 2020, followed by […]

In Loving Memory: Patrice (Patricia) Reed, OSB

Sister Patrice (Patricia) Reed entered eternal life on November 9, 2020. A private Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Benedict’s Monastery on Friday, November 13, 2020, followed by inurnment of the cremated remains in the monastery cemetery. You are invited to join us in celebrating her life via livestream below or on […]

Patrice (Patricia) Reed, OSB

Patrice (Patricia) Reed, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. October 29, 1932 – November 9, 2020 Sister Patrice (Patricia) Reed died peacefully on Monday, November 9, 2020, at Saint Scholastica Convent, St. Cloud, Minn. A private Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at Saint Benedict’s Monastery on Friday, November 13, 2020, followed by […]