Entries by Amanda Hackett

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 […]

How to Survive Lent

I have many memories of Lent in church. Some are really dreary memories. Why not hold out during those tedious 40 days (Sundays don’t count!) for something better. We think of the 40 days when Jesus was driven into the desert by the Holy Spirit after his baptism by John the Baptist. At his baptism, […]

New Blog: “How to Survive Lent”

Blog Title: How to Survive Lent Author: Charles Preble, OblSB The days of Lent can seem long and tedious. In today’s blog, Oblate Charles Preble presents a message that will bring you through the Lenten season with you. Check our website every Tuesday and Thursday to read new blogs written by sisters, oblates and other […]

In Loving Memory: Ione Jesh, OSB

Sister Ione Jesh entered eternal life on Sunday, February 9. Her sense of humor and fun-loving personality will be greatly missed by all who knew her. We rejoice with her as she now embraces life everlasting with our Lord and Savior. Learn more about S. Ione’s life. Service Arrangements The Eucharist of Christian Burial will […]

Ione (Jeffrey) Jesh, OSB

Ione (Jeffrey) Jesh, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. July 7, 1937 – February 9, 2020 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at the Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, for Sister Ione (Jeffrey) Jesh, who died at St. Cloud Hospital on […]

Sisters Bridgette Powers and Laura Suhr Featured in Global Sisters Report

Sisters Bridgette Powers and Laura Suhr were recently featured in an article by Global Sisters Report titled “Communities welcome young women to the sisterhood through international outreach.” This article is part of three installments that share how religious communities are reaching out to younger women and about members under age 40 who have joined their […]

My Pet Fly

If one is a people person, how does one find life with living alone? What enhances the quality of daily living? I work and meet many people at my daily full-time job; how and where does one find life at home? Yes, I welcome the time to be quiet, but I also enjoy life and […]

March Offerings at the Spirituality Center●Studium

Join the Spirituality Center●Studium at one of our March programs or retreats! Raising Questions, Speaking Truth What truths do you long to speak? What questions are stirring in your heart? Through prayer, reflection and conversation, this three-session series seeks to create a safe space for participants to wrestle with issues of faith that don’t have […]