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

Serenity Prayer mug
Aug 4, 2021

Grumble Not

During these well-advanced months of the COVID-19 pandemic, it is difficult to refrain from grumbling about anything and everything, even in the monastery! Stress and fatigue caused by all that...

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Jul 29, 2021

Sister Jane’s Good Zeal

If you know our Sister Jane Bishop, you would know that when she sets her mind to accomplishing a project, she puts her whole mind and heart into it. She also has a knack for getting others involved in her endeavors. The roots of her generosity and pastoral hospitality run deep, and the fruits of her labors are abundant. During a recent table conversation, Sister Jane shared some memories about her mother. She recalled walking with her mother in downtown...

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Sunrise
Jul 21, 2021

The Spirit of Wonder and Awe

“Fill them with the Spirit of wonder and awe in your presence.” These words are part of a prayer said over those being confirmed in the Church. I continually pray...

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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

April 12, 2021 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
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • tuesday tue
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • wednesday wed
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • thursday thu
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • friday fri
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:15 PM
  • saturday sat
  • 8:00 AM
  • 8:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM

Over the years of my monastic life, the mysterious spring of desire for God has continued to nourish me.

Sr. Therese

That In All Things God May Be Glorified