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Do you have a calling?

Then, you're in good company

To some, a vocation is simply a job or a trade. To us, it is a calling to dedicate our lives to serving the world in God’s name. We all have jobs – our many ministries – but our call is a deeper need to use our gifts as part of a community devoted to seeking God. What is your calling?

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Where will you find a sister?

Our sisters come from across the country, from California to New York. They live and work in communities across Indiana and Kentucky, as well as Peru and Italy.

 

God's Time...Called to the Journey

God's Time is a newsletter for women discerning a religious vocation. It is published six times a year. It is published primarily by e-mail, but paper copies are available upon request. Latest issue

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What's new

  • Friday, February 14, 2014

    A morning light

    "My God turns my darkness into light." ~ The early morning light is beautiful this morning! More

  • Saturday, February 1, 2014

    Winter Wonderland

    This winter has been particularly long and harsh, but we've found some beauty in it. Enjoy these shots around the monastery during the snowy season. (Photos taken by Sister Kim Mandelkow.) More

Where have all the nuns gone?

You might be surprised by some of the places you can find a Sister of St. Benedict. It isn’t always easy to spot a sister, but once you do, you may just have to forget what you thought you knew about nuns.

So, where can you find a sister?

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    If you’ve been thinking about whether religious life is for you, here are a few steps to take as you pray and listen to your heart.

    • Gather information
    • Talk to others; listen to yourself
    • Visit
    • Reflect
    • Spend more time with the community you’re considering