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Founders' Day Celebration of Service
Thank you to all who came to the Celebration of Service. Together, we enhanced one flower bed on Bernie’s Path with 18 pollinator plants encouraging butterflies and bees to stop by, created 28 greeting cards, 47 placemats and 165 lunch bags for Meals on Wheels. In addition, 16 letters were written to Armed Forces Personnel. To see photos of the event click here.
Linda Anderson and Mary Lou Kozmik have been welcomedas the first Benedictine Associates at St. Paul's Monastery. Linda and Mary Lou have been Oblates for years and now embody the newest way to share in the Benedictine way of life with the Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Paul's Monastery. The Benedictine Associates Ministry is the result of the 2011 Visioning Goal to invite others to monastic life. For more information contact Sister Agnes Trombley at 651.777.8181 or Oblate Mary Dickinson at 651.554.8448.
Sister Paula Hagen installed as the 11th Prioress of St. Paul's Monastery
On Pentecost Sunday Sister Paula Hagen was installed as Prioress during the Eucharistic Celebration. Sisters, family and friends filled the chapel. Sister Paula blessed every Sister of St. Paul's Monastery and in return was blessed by the Community of Sisters.
On June 7, 8 new Oblates associated themselves closer with St. Paul's Monastery. Their initial formation lasted 9 months and included retreats, classes and other elements. They were paired with a sponsoring Sister.To learn more about the Oblate Ministry, contact Sister Mary Lou Dummer at651.777.8181 or click here.
Tribute Pavers for the New Gathering Space
You are invited to honor a living Sister, family member or friend or remember a deceased person with a tribute paver in the new gathering plaza. We request a donation of $125 for a small (4" * 8") and of $250 for a large (8" * 8") paver. For examples click here, to order one online click here. For more information call Thekla at 651.777.6850.