Entries by Amanda Motz

New Blog: “Food for the Journey”

This week’s blog titled “Food for the Journey,” written by Sister Mary Rachel Kuebelbeck, is now available to read. Please check our website each week to read new blogs written by the sisters!

Food for the Journey

During these harvesting months, it’s easy to think about the smell of homemade bread, and if you are from Minnesota, you perhaps have the memory of delighting in the hearty taste of Minnesota harvested wild rice soup. This grain has been harvested from the river grasses for many centuries by the Ojibwa/Chippewa peoples (they refer […]

Fall 2018 Benedictine School Courses!

The School of Benedictine Spirituality will soon be in session! The fall courses are now open for registration. Check out each of the course descriptions below or visit the Benedictine School web page for more information. Benedictine Peacemaking – Mara Faulkner, OSB Living Benedictine Values – Mary Reuter, OSB Experience God Through Many Ways of Lectio Divina – […]

We Create the World We Want!

James Bowey, photographer and oral historian for refugees running from their native “homes that won’t let them stay,” recently provided an exhibit at the Paramount. The documentary hopes “that portraits and vignettes are universally humanizing” (St. Cloud Times, 7/8/2018), that refugee stories and experiences might touch our hearts while endless debates seem to not only […]

Remembering 9/11

Today is the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks in New York City on September 11, 2001. Please say a prayer for the souls who returned home to God and for those they left behind. Pray also that we always work toward building communities of strength, love and safety and that we recognize the presence […]

New Blog: “Sparking a Flame”

This week’s blog titled “Sparking a Flame,” written by Sister Lisa Rose, is now available to read. Please check out our website every week to read new blogs from the sisters!

Monastery Musings – August 2018

Summer is coming to an end, but the activities and happenings are not. Read all about everything that happened at Saint Benedict’s Monastery and Saint Scholastica Convent in August’s “Monastery Musings.”