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Top Benedictine visits the Mount

When Abbot Primate Notker Wolf visited Mount St. Scholastica on Feb. 10, he sat down for an interview with Sister Barbara Mayer, OSB, editor of Threshold magazine. Read what he had to say.

Keeler Women's Center group has a way with words

For the past 10 years, women writers have been honing their craft at monthly gatherings at the Keeler Women's Center. Read about the group, and how you can become part of it.

Lenten reflection: Embrace our role in the body of Christ

At each of the vigils of the Sundays of Lent, one of our sisters gives a reflection based on the scripture readings for evening praise that night. Sister Deborah Peters turned to an artwork for inspiration for the Vigil of the First Sunday of Lent. Read more.

Ash Wednesday message: Release what binds us

Sister Anne Shepard suggests that the Lenten season is a good time to remove habits and actions that bind us. Her inspiration was the story of Lazarus being raised from the dead. Read more.

Sister Barbara Smith reflects on trip to Honduras

In March 2014, Sister Barbara Smith traveled to Honduras with a group of Benedictine College students as part of the Water With Blessings program. Read her reflection on the trip, see photos and read a student's perspective.

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The Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Scholastica are women rooted in the Benedictine charism who seek God and share our living tradition. We are a community of 135 women called by our monastic profession to a balanced life of community, prayer, and ministry. Our ministry flows out of monastic living and focuses on empowering women. Our hunger and thirst for justice and peace focuses on works of charity as we respond to the root causes of injustice.

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In chapter 53 of The Rule of St. Benedict we read: "All guests who present themselves are to be welcomed as Christ, for He Himself will say: I was a stranger and you welcomed me." (Matt. 25:35) We hope you will enjoy our web offerings and one day be able to visit us and be refreshed by the hospitality we offer through our prayer and communal living "That in all things God may be glorified." 


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