Staying Faithful to Our Promises

By Sister Marianne Burkhard, OSB

marianne-portraitRecently I celebrated the Silver Jubilee of my monastic profession – an occasion to reflect about time.

25 years – where have they gone? How did I get through them – the good, the bad and the indifferent?

How do we get through the rough places in our lives?  Continue Reading

Waiting for a Sign? Maybe this is it!


By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB

Make Time for Yourself: It’s Your Time” by Abbot Primate Notker Wolf has a lot to teach us about waiting and patience. These may not be your favorite subjects – they sure aren’t mine – but they’re important, so stick with me.

There are 2 kinds of waiting we can experience in life.

There is empty waiting, where there is no hope or anticipation for what is to come. There is no goal. Then there is fulfilled waiting. Continue Reading

One-Stop Vocation Retreat

jackie-and-sisters-at-prayersBenedictine….Franciscan…Trappistine? Choose the Right Community for You! This unique discernment weekend is for single Catholic women 18-50 years old. It will feature information from Sisters from a range of communities including apostolic, monastic and cloistered. The weekend includes quiet time, presentations, and personal interaction with Sisters.

Labor Day Weekend 2015: Sat. Sept. 5, 10AM to Mon. Sept. 7, 10AM. Contact Sister Stefanie for information! Register Now!