There will be two presentations at the February meeting.
The first is Chapter 6, “Praying the Divine Office” by Presenter: Stephanie Smith.
The second will be Chapter 8, “Keeping a Holy Benedictine Lent Anytime” Presenters: Sister Helen Jean and Sister Maura.
Day of Recollection for Sisters, Oblates and guests. Lunch is included.
The presentation for this month will be “Leadership in the Scriptures.” Presenter: Father Eugene Hensell from 9:45 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.
Presentation is on Chapter 9, “The Holiness of Labor”
Presenters: Oblate Lisa Muller & Sister Jane Will
Presentation: Chapter 12, “Living in the Present Moment”
Presenters: Oblates Linda Selaya & Shirley France
All Oblates are invited to attend Mass in the monastery church at 10:30 a.m. We will then gather in St. Gertrude Hall after Mass for our picnic. The Oblates and sisters will share in providing food and drinks.
The Rite of Reception of Candidates in St. Gertrude’s Hall will be part of Midday Prayer. During this ceremony, the Inquirers are received as Candidates. Sister Barbara Lynn Officiates.
The presentation will be Chapter 72, “The Good Zeal of Monastics” based on Spirituality for the 21st Century: The Holy Rule of St. Benedict By Sister Joan Chittister.
Presenter: Sister Betty Drewes
We are excited to announce the dates of our 2019 Alumnae Reunion Weekend will be September 28-29, 2019. Registration form coming soon.
If you want to stay at our newly renovated Benedictine Hospitality Center for the alumnae reunion, book now because rooms will go fast! If you are interested in staying with us, please fill out the contact form or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also call us at 812-367-1411 ext. 7309
The Rite of Oblation will be held at 9:45 a.m. in the Monastery Church during Morning Prayer. Candidates make their promises and become Oblates. The prioress officiates. Sister Anita Louise and Sister Brenda will assist. The Oblates and their families will have dinner after Mass. At 1:00 p.m. will be the presentation on Chapter 58 “The Reception of New Members”.
Presenters: Sister Louise Laroche & Team