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 through a vowed life of monastic prayer, community, and ministry.

Good Zeal: A Benedictine Blog

View of the yard and lake behind the main monastery building
Jun 19, 2024

Letting Silence Speak

In preparing a talk for a retreat group on the topic of Benedictine silence, I was led to reconsider St. Benedict’s perspective on silence. In the fifth century there were...

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Sacred Heart Monastery grounds
Jun 12, 2024

God Waits to be Sought

Rabbi Baruch’s grandson, Yechiel, went outside to play with the neighborhood children. They took turns playing hide-and-seek. When it was Yechiel’s turn to hide, he found a nearby place and...

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Sister Emilie ironing church linens
Jun 5, 2024

Sister Emilie

On May 24, 2024 the monastic community gathered in the Infirmary for a special Eucharistic celebration in honor of Sister Emilie Schmitt’s 75th anniversary of her monastic profession. Abbot Marcus...

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Life here has lured me into listening for the voice of Jesus, the very Heart of Love, within our daily liturgies, in life shared with my Benedictine Sisters, our families, friends and the guests who come to our retreat center.

Sr. Kathleen Christa

Prayer Schedule

 

Note: Weekday Mass schedule subject to change. Please call to confirm the schedule before coming for weekday Mass.

  • Lauds
  • Eucharist
  • Vespers
  • sunday sun
  • 8:30 AM
  • 10:00 AM
  • 5:00 PM
  • monday mon
  • 7:00 AM
  • ------
  • 5:00 PM
  • tuesday tue
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM
  • wednesday wed
  • 7:00 AM
  • ------
  • 5:00 PM
  • thursday thu
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM
  • friday fri
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM
  • saturday sat
  • 8:00 AM
  • ------
  • 5:00 PM

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

That In All Things God May Be Glorified