Entries by Amanda Hackett

Marie (Alda) Gerads, OSB

Marie (Alda) Gerads, OSB Saint Benedict’s Monastery St. Joseph, Minn. February 8, 1937 – July 18, 2022 The Eucharist of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, […]

Limping Lilacs

Little purple flowers are my thing. They show up like signposts along life’s way signaling all will be fine. It was one of those days when in the middle of […]

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 […]

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 […]