Caring for Words
Monday., Oct. 12, 7- 9 pm
(change in date)
Victor Klimoski , Poet
Please Register Online
Deepening Engagement: A New Book Signing
Tuesday, Oct. 27, 7 - 8:30pm
Dr. Diane Millis
Please Register online
(No Cost) Books will be available for purchase.
Moving Line: Learning to Draw as Spiritual Practice
Mondays, 7 -9 pm
( Nov. 2, 9, and 16)
Lara Hanson, Artist
Cost $ 90 includes Materials
Please Register Online
The three-session drawing experience will include a short talk, hands-on experience, as well as supportive conversation. All levels of experience welcome. Material provided.
Visiting Women's Religious Communities
Saturday, Oct. 17th
8 am - 6 pm
Visit 4 Catholic Religious Communities; Benedictine Sisters (St. Paul's Monastery), School Sisters of Norte Dame, Sisters of St. Joseph, and Visitation Monastery. Meet, learn, share meals, and pray with Catholic Sisters. If interested, contact: 651-696-2873 or email email@example.com.
Listen: Prologue to the Rule of Benedict
Sunday, Oct. 18th
1 - 3 pm
Sister Carol Rennie, OSB
Tod Twist, OblSB
Sr. Carol and Tod will guide Oblates through the Prologue- the beginning of the Rule. "Listen" is the first word of the Rule. St. Benedict knew that listening with open hearts and minds is a measure of our unity or separation from God. How does this practice look in practice? What guidance does St. Benedict offer us in his rule?
Christmas at the Monastery 2015
Saturday, Dec. 12th
4 - 7 pm
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Papal Visit to United States
The Sister spent hours being inspired watching the travels of Pope Francis. "Trust the Holy Spirit. Recognize that God is at work in the world. Treasure the little daily gestures that show love within a family." The Pope's message announced the love, compassion and mercy we receive from God. His actions spoke even stronger words. We must commit to living the Gospel values every day.
Hill- Murray Students Visit Health Care Center
12 students from Hill-Murray School visited our Sisters to spend time getting to know the Sisters. Laughter and story-telling and playing games brought the space alive! Some of the students made popcorn for everyone and others enjoyed a walk with some of the Sisters to the Fatima Shrine.
These visits are a definite highlight for the Sisters.
More pictures of the day are available on ourFacebook page.
Oblate Annual Retreat and Renewal of Commitment
A new year of ongoing formation and community building began for the Oblates of St. Paul's Monastery with the Annual Retreat and the Renewal of their commitment to live as
On Saturday, September 26th, 53 Oblates came to hear and reflect on the Benedictine practice of Hospitality. Father Michael Peterson from St. John's Abbey facilitated the retreat. He also gifted all with his musical talents by playing the flute to enrich the experience of reflection.
"Having Open Hands" and "Being Open for Business" were a couple of the phrases that some Oblates stated they would carry with them into their lives.
More pictures of the day are available on our Facebook page
Sister Laverne Hudalla and Sister Marie Fujan have shared their story and insights with Sister Story. Sister Story is a national campaign aimed at broadening awareness of Catholic sisters.
To watch Sister Laverne Hudalla click here.
To watch Sister Marie Fujan click here.
To watch Sister Virginia Matter click here.
To watch Sister Louise Inhofer click here.