Entries by Amanda Hackett

Give to the Max 2021

GiveMN’s annual Give to the Max Day will take place Thursday, November 18! This year, we are asking our supporters to partner with us to repair a significant symbol of our history and lives as Benedictine sisters: the dome of Sacred Heart Chapel. This sacred space serves as a spiritual home for many, and decades […]

In Loving Memory: Phyllis Plantenberg, OSB

Sister Phyllis Plantenberg entered eternal life on Sunday, October 10. Her presence will be dearly missed, but we rejoice with her in her coming home to God. Service arrangements are as follows. If you are unable to join us in person, you can join us via livestream. Visit the liturgy page of our website and […]

Phyllis (Dunstan) Plantenberg, OSB

Phyllis (Dunstan) Plantenberg, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. February 27, 1926 – October 10, 2021 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Friday, October 15, 2021, at the Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minn., for Sister Phyllis (Dunstan) Plantenberg, who died on October 10, 2021, […]

Indigenous Peoples’ Day 2021

Monday, October 11, marks Indigenous Peoples’ Day. A proclamation from the White House states that this day “celebrates the invaluable contributions and resilience of Indigenous peoples, recognizes their inherent sovereignty, and commits to honoring the Federal Government’s trust and treaty obligations to Tribal Nations.” To honor this day, we would like to share with you […]

Job Opportunities!

If you are searching for a work environment where respect, compassion, gratitude, and peace flourish, look no further! Join our compassionate teams at Saint Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph and Saint Scholastica Convent in St. Cloud! We are currently hiring for the following positions: Certified Nursing Assistants – Saint Scholastica Convent As part of a […]

National Estate Planning Awareness Week

National Estate Planning Awareness Week takes place this year from October 18–24, 2021. According to the National Association of Estate Planners and Councils, this week was established “to help the public understand what estate planning is and why it is such a vital component of financial wellness.” If you would like to find out more […]

Thoughts on Ceaseless Prayer

As I leave the Oratory at the end of Liturgy of the Hours or my private prayer of lectio, I realize what I really desire is to extend my prayer, bringing the peace and love I experienced with me throughout the day. I want prayer to become so ingrained in my life that each moment, […]

Spirituality Center●Studium Offerings: November 2021

A Practical Spirituality of Aging: The Paschal Mystery (VIRTUAL) During this stay-at-home retreat, we will reflect on how the Paschal Mystery of loss, letting go and new life can help us embrace the invitation to a deeper and richer life in our later years. Our five mornings will be interactive and inspired by A Spirituality […]

National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month

October marks National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month. During this month, we will hold in prayer all those who have lost a child during pregnancy or in infancy. You can learn more about this awareness month and find resources at https://nationalshare.org/.