Benedictine Sisters
of
Cullman, Alabama

Christmas Eve Office of Readings with Song at 7:00 PM. Christmas Day Mass at 10:00 AM. All are welcome!

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

The peacock plant
Feb 21, 2024

The Praying Plant

A couple of years ago my parents sent a surprise for my feast day, a basket with three potted plants from a local florist. At the time I knew nothing...

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fresh grave in the monastery cemetery
Feb 14, 2024

A Blog for Ash Wednesday

“Keep death daily before your eyes,” St. Benedict writes in his Rule for beginners (RB 4:47). Out of context this sound like a morbid way to live. However, in this...

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Feb 7, 2024

Enough Is Enough

How much is enough? It depends. It depends on who you are, where you live, what the desire or need is. “Enough” can refer to a minimum necessary to meet...

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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

Prayer Schedule

We welcome you to join us for our Christmas liturgies! On Christmas Eve, we will celebrate the Office of Readings with Song at 7:00 PM (no Mass). Our Mass on Christmas Day is at 10:00 AM. All are welcome!

Note: Weekday Mass schedule subject to change due to Feasts or Solemnities. Please call to confirm schedule before coming to 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

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

That In All Things God May Be Glorified