Entries by Amanda Motz

Rosemary Huebsch, OSB

Rosemary (Vincent) Huebsch, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. February 15, 1928 – June 5,2019 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minn., for Sister Rosemary (Vincent) Huebsch, who died on June 5, 2019, at […]

Have A Fun Day!

Early one morning as I was having some lab work done, the woman drawing my blood asked me what the rest of my day looked like. I told her of my plans of going to Saint Scholastica Convent and giving hand and back massages to the sisters who live there. She responded, “That sounds like […]

Monastery Musings: May 2019

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Theresa Schumacher, OSB

Theresa (Mario) Schumacher, OSB June 6, 1938 – May 29, 2019 Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. The Eucharist of Christian burial will be celebrated at 4 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2019, at the Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, Minn., for Sister Theresa (Mario) Schumacher, who died on May 29, 2019, […]

Remembering the World’s Greatest

Doris Day, Herman Wouk, Jean Vanier—lived long lives and died this past month. We will remember the names, faces and reputations that conjure up images of great contributions to the world. Doris Day made people laugh through her own infectious laugh. Her plethora of films support her desire to entertain. Remember her bungling self in […]

Alternative Mother’s Day

Twenty-five billion dollars spent on cards, flowers, jewelry, dinners, spa days and other gifts for Mother’s Day. Let me say that I do not begrudge any mother who was celebrated with gifts, but that staggering figure made me wonder if we might be ready for an alternative Mother’s Day. My Alternative Mother’s Day might offer […]

Job Opportunity: Temporary Food Services Utility Worker

We have a temporary opportunity for a food services utility worker to join our team at Saint Benedict’s Monastery. This position is responsible for washing pots and pans, assisting in the dish room, general clean-up and assisting production and service personnel in the kitchen, bakery and monastery dining area. This is a temporary position that […]

Job Opportunity: Wellness Activity Assistant

We have an opportunity for a wellness activity assistant to join our compassionate wellness team at Saint Scholastica Convent. This position is responsible for assisting in the development of and performing exercises and therapeutic recreational activities with sisters, including memory care, to support the wellness department’s mission of helping each sister grow physically, socially and […]