Benedictine Sisters
of
Cullman, Alabama

About Us

We, the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama at Sacred Heart Monastery, inspired by the Gospel of Jesus Christ and the Rule of St. Benedict, commit ourselves to witness Christ's love to all peoples through a vowed life of monastic prayer, community, and ministry.

Good Zeal: A Benedictine Blog

Winter morning
Feb 24, 2021

First Things

I have always been an early riser, except in the winter when the dark, cold early mornings tempt me to remain under the warm covers for just a few minutes...

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Feb 17, 2021

A Different Lent

When asked to write a blog for Ash Wednesday, my first thought was that it would be easy. For those of us journeying with participants in the Rite of Christian...

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Feb 10, 2021

A Last Goodbye

As Benedictines around the world celebrate the Solemnity of St. Scholastica on February 10, I took up once again the well-loved and compelling story of the twins, Saints Benedict and...

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In journeying in this Benedictine way of life, each day I am called to new and exciting possibilities knowing the love of my Sisters in Christ will support me on this journey.

Sr. Tonette

Prayer Schedule

Important update regarding COVID-19 and liturgies at Sacred Heart Monastery

August 11, 2020 Update: Please note that all liturgies at Sacred Heart Monastery remain closed to the public due to the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic.  This step is being taken not out of fear but out of love for and a desire to protect our Sisters, guests, and neighbors.  We are keeping all of you close in prayer during this time.  Please pray for us, too, as we remain always united in Christ. 

  • Lauds
  • Eucharist
  • Vespers
  • sunday sun
  • 8:30 AM
  • 10:00 AM
  • 5:00 PM
  • monday mon
  • 6:30 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • tuesday tue
  • 6:30 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • wednesday wed
  • 6:30 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • thursday thu
  • 6:30 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • friday fri
  • 6:30 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • saturday sat
  • 8:00 AM
  • 8:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM

Behind the structure of monastic communal living is payer, and our commitment to seek Christ above all else.

Sr. Sara Aiden

That In All Things God May Be Glorified