By Prioress Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB
The hour has come for the name of our Sister Phyllis to be glorified!
As I consider Phyllis in light of this Gospel, I ponder the countless times and ways the grain of wheat of her life has fallen to the earth, been broken open, and borne fruit in the lives of others. Your presence here…and the many messages we have received is testimony to that fruitfulness. Continue Reading
Sister Phyllis McMurray OSB, 70, of St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, died Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Monastery. Continue Reading
What compels a woman to give up everything to seek and serve God and God’s creation? Sisters Janet Cassidy, Phyllis McMurray and Marlene Miller (shown left to right with Prioress Sr. Sandra Brunenn, far right) did just that 50 years ago … and choose to continue doing so today.
This weekend we celebrated their Jubilee with friends and family. Continue Reading