Entries by Amanda Hackett

New Blog: “Pause and Pray”

Blog Title: Pause and Pray Author: Lisa Rose, OSB A quote by Muhammad Ali tells us, “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.” In today’s blog, Sister Lisa Rose tells us how she acts upon this quote in her daily life. Check our website every Tuesday and Thursday to read new blogs written by […]

Pause and Pray

How do you live each day? After I read a quote by Muhammad Ali, “Don’t count the days. Make the days count,” I was energized by these words with a desire to learn how to live my life to the fullest each day. After prayer and reflection, I realize the power of the words lies […]

Paschal Triduum Prayers From Liturgy Training Publications

Although we will not be gathering for Easter Sunday services this year, the celebration of Easter continues. Journey through the Paschal Triduum (Holy Thursday evening through Easter Sunday evening) with this prayer card from Liturgy Training Publications. It celebrates the Three Days of the Death, Burial and Resurrection of the Lord and features a hymn […]

Girls, God and Good Times (3G) Camps Cancelled

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, we have made the difficult decision to cancel both sessions of Girls, God and Good Times (3G) 2020 summer camps. If you have already registered your daughter(s), you should have received an email with further information from the camp directors. If you have any further questions, please contact […]

Job Opportunities!

Are you looking for a career that allows you to work in a positive work environment, make a difference and put your talents to good use? Join our compassionate teams at Saint Benedict’s Monastery and Saint Scholastica Convent! We are currently hiring for: Certified Nursing Assistants As part of a dedicated and compassionate team of […]


I usually wear seven rings. It’s not as flashy as it sounds. They aren’t full of jewels, and they all have a history. A couple of weeks ago, I removed all my rings. I thought I would be able to do a better job of washing my hands in this period of vigilance during the […]

New Blog: “Empty”

Blog Title: Empty Author: Marge Lundeen, OblSB Living through today’s COVID-19 pandemic, we see emptiness all around us—in churches and restaurants, cupboards and pantries, highways and store shelves. In today’s blog, Oblate Marge Lundeen reflects on this emptiness as it carries us through this pandemic into Easter. Check our website every Tuesday and Thursday to […]

In Loving Memory: Jocile (Beatrice) Robinson, OSB

Sister Jocile Robinson entered eternal life on March 30, 2020. We will miss her sweet and engaging spirit, but we rejoice with her as she experiences the grace of God face to face. There will be a private service and burial of the cremated remains at Saint Benedict’s Monastery on Friday, April 3. A memorial […]