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

Pax
Aug 12, 2020

Peace and Justice for All

During our annual community meetings in July, the Peace and Justice Committee presented a thought-provoking program on racism, encouraging each one of us to consider our own prejudice and bias....

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Aug 5, 2020

Transfigure Us, O Lord

On August 6th we celebrate the Feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord. This beautiful feast celebrates the revelation of the eternal glory of the Second Person of the Trinity...

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St. Benedict Window Retreat Center Chapel
Jul 29, 2020

The Kinds of Monks

 Due to my recent travels out of state, I have had some extra quiet time spent quarantining in Benet Guest House, the older one of our retreat houses that is...

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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

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