About Us

The Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama embody the spiritual wisdom and monastic tradition of St. Benedict through lives of prayer and ministry.  In the 21st century we practice ageless monastic disciplines such as humility, silence, community living, and obedience as we strive to deepen our relationships with God, with one another, and with all of creation.  Our community life is marked by joy, reverence for one another and our guests, and fidelity to prayer.

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Community

“What drew me to this community was the love of God and the love of each other that I saw in the Sisters.” Sr. Bernadette

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Prayer

“The primacy of prayer in our lives is integrally related to our lifelong monastic commitment to always seek God.” Sr. Virginia

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Forms of Ministry

“We commit ourselves every day to bring out in ourselves, and to inspire in others, the good zeal that leads to God.” Sr. Margaret Mary

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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