By Sister Stefanie MacDonald, OSB
Here’s your chance to say Yes
to that nagging feeling that you should learn about life as a Catholic Sister.
Join other single Catholic women 18-50 years old who are coming to find out more.
You will enjoy prayer, meals and conversation with the Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery.
You will learn about the process of discernment and the traditions of Benedictine life.
(Did you know, for example, that we live together under one roof, and pray together as a community 3 times a day?)
Join us May 21-22 and take the step you need to learn whether God really is calling you to religious life.
What: Catholic Sister for a Day
When: Sat. May 21, 9 am – Sun. May 22, 1 pm
Where: St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL
Fee: There is no cost; you are our guest!
Why: To be called to a lifestyle where we immerse ourselves in Jesus, as a community, is great joy for us. Learn whether it is right for you, too!
Don’t wait another day to learn more about who we are and how we live. Contact Sister Stefanie at (309) 283-2300 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
It has been a very loooooong month for me. As Lent ended I got bumped off course when I agreed to give a faculty in-service program. It was a last minute invitation that I accepted and the amount of preparation through me over the top, so to speak. Then I gave a student retreat at a local university. Then I was gone for ten days to a conference that I helped direct so it was a mountain of work.
The point I would like to share is that the reality of life is that we get unbalanced. Continue Reading