Community celebrates Solemnity of St. Scholastica

With great joy, the monastic community celebrated the life and enduring witness of St. Scholastica on her feast day today.  We began our celebration last evening with a lovely visio divina presentation in which we reflected on images of St. Scholastica from our own monastery and from other places.  We…

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Sister Tonette attends Conference of Benedictine Prioresses

Sister Tonette Sperando, Prioress, recently returned home from Sacred Heart Monastery in Yankton, South Dakota where she attended the annual meeting of the Conference of Benedictine Prioresses (CBP).  She was one of forty-four participants in attendance.  Besides the United States, Sisters came from the Bahamas, Canada, and Mexico.  Also in…

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Planning begins for monastic program to be held at Sacred Heart

In June, the community will host the annual Novice and Director Institute (NADI).  This 10-day event is held annually for Novices and Novice Directors from Benedictine communities around the country.  The program provides Novices from different communities the opportunity to explore together essential elements of the Benedictine way of life…

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Community unveils new website

A new era of the community’s presence on the web began today with the publication of our completely redesigned and updated website.  We are pleased to share it and to offer a hospitable presence on the web. Our community’s first website went ‘live’ in 1999.  Our Prioress at the time,…

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