Sister Madeline Contorno celebrates 50th Jubilee

The monastic community joyously celebrated the Golden Jubilee of Sister Madeline Contorno, OSB, on Saturday, July 16. The chapel pews were filled with friends and family who joined the monastic community for the celebration. In this photo, Sister Madeline reads her renewal of her Monastic Profession before the gathered assembly….

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+ Sister Margaret Siffert, OSB, 1963-2022

The monastic community mourns the passing of Sister Margaret Siffert, OSB, on July 14, 2022, following an illness. Sisters and family members kept vigil at her bedside during her final days, days which were filled with expressions of faith, love, and of trust in God. Her monastic family and her…

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Sister Benita and Sister Mary celebrate their 60th Jubilee

After Sister Benita (l) and Sister Mary (r) signed their vow renewal document, Sister Elisabeth, Prioress, signed as witness. On Friday, June 10, Sister Benita Peters, OSB, and Sister Mary McGehee, OSB, celebrated their 60th Jubilee of Monastic Profession. During the ceremony, which took place during…

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Annual retreat a source of inspiration for Sisters

Fr. Mauritius speaks to the community following a festive meal that concluded the retreat. The monastic community concluded its annual retreat on Thursday evening. This year’s retreat director was Fr. Maruitius Wilde, OSB. Fr. Mauritius, a German Benedictine monk, presently serves as Prior and Rector of…

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Sister Margaret makes Monastic Profession

On Sunday, April 24, during II Vespers of the Octave Sunday of Easter, Sister Margaret Siffert, OSB, made her Perpetual Monastic Profession. Joining the monastic community for the occasion were Oblates of Sacred Heart Monastery, Abbot Marcus and Monks of St. Bernard Abbey, and friends of the monastic community. Family…

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