Entries by Amanda Hackett

In Loving Memory: Paula (Chloe) Revier, OSB

Sister Paula Revier entered eternal life on Thursday, July 14, 2022. Funeral arrangements are as follows: Sunday, July 17 1–4:15 p.m. Reception of the body followed by visitation at Saint Scholastica Convent 7 p.m. Vigil Prayer Service in Sacred Heart Chapel Monday, July 18 9 a.m. Visitation until time of funeral 10:30 a.m. Eucharist of Christian Burial […]

Paula (Chloe, Paul) Revier, OSB

Sister Paula (Chloe, Paul) Revier, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. December 16, 1933 – July 14, 2022 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, July 18, 2022, at the Sacred Heart Chapel, Saint Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, for S. Paula (Chloe) Revier, who died on Thursday, July […]

Come and Be Discernment Retreats

Saint Benedict’s Monastery will host two Come and Be Discernment Retreats in November 2022 and March 2023. Join other single women for a weekend of self-discovery and vocation discernment. Learn and discover some of our Benedictine/Christian values that shape us, listen to personal reflections that will help you better understand if God is calling you […]

Significant Date

July 11, the Feast of Saint Benedict, is the 10th anniversary of my perpetual monastic profession and the 13th anniversary of my first monastic profession. It’s a significant date. Every day of my life is precious to me, but this is one of those key dates that make me pause for thought. Right now, I’m […]

Blessing Quilt

To celebrate my perpetual profession in 1989, I invited community members, family and friends to assist me in making a blessing quilt. Everyone responded to my request and made a quilt square for me. Each quilt square holds a special memory or tells a story unique to the individual who designed it. No two squares […]

“Listen: Does Not Wisdom Call?”

Early in June, a large group of sisters and a small group of oblates were directed in retreat by Mary Stommes, an oblate of Saint Benedict’s Monastery. After a brief introduction on Sunday evening to the theme “Listen: Does Wisdom not Call?”, the schedule for the following week was established. Twenty-five-minute conferences were scheduled at […]