Remembering Sister Maria

In her moving reflection at the July 17 funeral for Sister Maria Tasto, Sister Kathryn Huber captured so well how Sister Maria helped so many...

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Volunteering visitors

A group of 27 volunteers, adults and teens, from Illinois came to the monastery July 7-10. They prayed and ate with the sisters as well as helped with various tasks.

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The Message: Benedictine Sisters Proclaim Their Vocation

By Kate Bittner, The Message Intern -- The Camp Marian retreat with the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand started more than a dozen years ago, and it has been booming ever since.

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In Memoriam: Sister Maria Tasto, OSB

Sister Maria Tasto, 76, of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, died at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 13, 2014, in the monastery’s Hildegard Health Center.

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Centering Prayer workshop August 9

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand are offering a program, “Introduction to Centering Prayer,” that will explain this unique, simple, non-denominational form of praying and provide an opportunity for practice.

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In Memoriam: Sister Mary Esther Steckler, OSB

Sister Mary Esther Steckler, 93, of the Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand, died at 1:55 p.m. on Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in the monastery’s Hildegard Health Center.

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Sacraments program August 2

Sisters of St. Benedict of Ferdinand are offering a program, “Sacraments: Christ’s Sign of Legacy and Love,” that will explore the meaning of signs in our life and how the Sacraments impact us daily.

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    Remembering Sister Maria

    In her moving reflection at the July 17 funeral for Sister Maria Tasto, Sister Kathryn Huber captured so well how Sister Maria helped so many...

    Volunteering Visitors

    A group of 27 volunteers, adults and teens, from Illinois came to the monastery July 7-10. They prayed and ate with the sisters as well as helped with various tasks.

    The Message: Benedictine Sisters Proclaim Their Vocation

    By Kate Bittner, The Message Intern -- From the outside world looking in, it might seem strange that the highlight of the summer for some young ladies includes spending three days with religious sisters, sleeping in hot tents, learning about the religious life, celebrating mass outside on the grass, and playing silly games.