Benedictine Sisters
of
Cullman, Alabama

We joyfully announce the election of Sister Lynn Elisabeth Meadows as our Prioress-Elect!

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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

Photos of prioresses
Apr 21, 2021

Monastic Leadership

One of the many blessings I experience in writing these blogs is that they are a wonderful opportunity to thoughtfully peel back the layers of who we are as monastic...

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Alexander Ivanov painting of Jesus appearing to Mary Magdalene
Apr 14, 2021

Credible Witnesses to the Incredible Lord

How does the human mind and heart take in the wonder of the Risen Christ? As I pondered the Gospel readings for the week after Easter, I was fascinated by...

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Easter Ashes
Apr 7, 2021

Easter Ashes

On Easter Monday, I went outside to enjoy the glorious sunshine and the warm spring weather. And there behind the main monastery building stood the fire pit used for the...

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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

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