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

Dec 1, 2021

The Power of Helping Others

When my husband retired from driving in 2020, we traded in our other vehicles and bought a new one. In the process of downsizing to one vehicle, we had two...

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Autumn leaves
Nov 24, 2021

Autumn leaves

It was a downpour, but no need for a raincoat! Leaves were furiously raining down upon me during my morning walk - reds, yellows, browns, oranges. The bright sun enhanced...

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Sister Magdalena reading
Nov 17, 2021

Sister Magdalena

Sister Magdalena (Donna) Craig has a deep appreciation of beauty. Although she does not consider herself particularly creative, she creates beautiful liturgies by pulling together the creative works of others....

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

Sr. Sara Aiden

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
  • 5:00 PM
  • tuesday tue
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM
  • wednesday wed
  • 7:00 AM
  • 11:30 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
  • 8:30 AM
  • 5:00 PM

I pray daily for wisdom and humility, and I also look to the fidelity and witness of my Sisters who each day surround me with love, challenge me to grow, and inspire me to continue in this monastic way of life.

Sr. Elisabeth

That In All Things God May Be Glorified