National Catholic Schools Week is a time to appreciate parishes, communities, staff, teachers, and students of Catholic Schools. We asked some of our former teachers...Read More
Pope Francis recently issued an invitation to “Share the Journey” with the millions of migrants around the world. Sister Teresa Gunter recently traveled to the...Read More
COMMUNITY IN THE RULE OF BENEDICT Presentation to the Oblates, Monastery Immaculate Conception, Ferdinand, November 4, 2018 by Kathryn Huber, OSB For Benedict, everything takes...Read More
Congratulations, Sister Theresita and Hildegard Health Center! On October 11, 2018, at the Area Wide Residents’ Council, Sister Theresita Schenk received the Karen Bell Award....Read More
Sister Rachel Geracitano made her final profession of monastic vows of stability, fidelity and obedience to the monastic way of life Oct. 13 at at...Read More
You will find us ministering all around our region, working with others and living out our Benedictine values. We have many different areas of focus, but one common goal: to love and serve in Jesus’ name. Get to know some of our sisters:
“ Being a Sister of St. Benedict is good because I am accepted for who and what I am while being challenged to be the best person I can be.”Current Ministries: Tutor at Resurrection School Part of Discernment House Hospitality Ministry at Kordes
“Who else would I be? The support to become the best person I could be is a very strong plus for this community.”Current Ministries: Central purchasing
St. Philip, Indiana
“ The Rule and monastic life is common sense at its best! It's not asceticism for the sake of asceticism. It just resonates with my experience of God.”Current Ministries: Judicial Assistant - Tribunal - Diocese of Owensboro
Rush City, Minnesota
years in Army N.G.
“Simply, I am very happy in this community. I am who I am and I feel loved and accepted by each member.”Current Ministries: Translator (English-Spanish) for Dubois County Court System and Southern Hills Counseling Center
Q'eqchi' and Pokomchi
“Being a Sister of St. Benedict is a good thing for God has called me to this community. I thank God daily for this gift. One of the many ways I can be myself in this loving community is through the communication skills we have.”Current Ministries: Religious education catechist, grades 3, 5, and 7 at St. Ferdinand Parish; a variety of monastery services
New Albany, Indiana
“I made a pretty radical decision to give up a lot of things and follow my call. But there's nothing 'holy' about me. You don’t have to be perfect to be a sister.”Current Ministries:Math teacher at Trinity High School, Louisville, Kentucky
Final profession in 2011
Teens taught so far
“ I am grateful for the gifts the community has given me through prayer and education that allow me to share God's love and grace with those I serve.”Current Ministries: Theology teacher and service coordinator at Presentation Academy in Louisville
I'm 2nd oldest!
I still love it!
We offer programs to help people grow in their faith and discern God's call in their lives.
Benedictine Scholar House provides support to single parent families pursuing a college education.
Relax. Recenter. Retreat. Stay with us in our newly renovated Benedictine Hospitality Center.