Monthly Archives: May 2000

Mission Advancement News and Events

May 2000
It’s finally here! The 75th anniversary of the founding of St. Paul’s Monastery. You read at the start of this newsletter the prophetic words of Archbishop Byrne’s address to the Sisters 75 years ago: There are countless souls already in this world and many more that are yet to come into this world who will be affected by what we are doing this afternoon. The good Bishop was too right! How many of us have had the privilege, the joy, and the grace to know our Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery—and to have received the wisdom of St. Benedict from their loving hearts.
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Interview with Sister Louise Inhofer

The celebration of the Priory’s beginnings in St. Paul doesn’t just celebrate the building, but the people who were involved.  Nine young women also began their studies and commitment to becoming Benedictine nuns.  One of these was Mary Louise Inhofer who is now the librarian at the Monastery. Please take a moment to enjoy her experiences upon first entering the Priory in 1948.
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Reflection: Oblates

While the Oblates make their oblation as an offering to the monastic community and the world, many have described the countless gifts they have received in return. In honor of the 75th Anniversary, here is one Oblate’s story of the blessing of oblation…
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