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Monthly Archives: May 2020

A Message from the Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Paul’s Monastery

May 2020
We offer our prayers for the family and for all who are grieving the tragic death of George Floyd. Much work is needed to address the inequity of our day. We pray for justice and peace for all in our local community and across the nation. Pope Paul VI told us, “If you want peace work for justice.” May we all work together for the justice and peace that our world so desperately needs.
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June 2020 E-Newsletter

May 2020
Many years ago, I attended a contemplative prayer retreat at our Monastery. It was lead by Sister Ludwiges Fabian, a Tutzing Missionary Benedictine. She introduced me to a lovely story which I would like to share with you. Consider yourself as the bamboo tree in the story below. The story calls us into a deeper understanding of how we can serve as to bring life to others. We experience joy not in being praised or being accepted but in feeling how we function as a channel.
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Monastery Virtual Open Door and Support a Sister Fundraiser

May 2020
Truly, the world is living in remarkable days, and it is no different here at St. Paul’s Monastery. Please know that we have missed seeing you—our dear friends—face to face, and we long for the day we can celebrate together again in person. Even though the Monastery is currently not able to physically accept guests, the Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery still seek to serve and welcome all as Christ in whatever way we can. In addition to each Sister’s personal prayers, our Community gathers three times each day for Liturgy of the Hours, a prayer that calls each of us to reach out to our world in need.
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Mother’s Day Prayer

May 2020
Happy Mother's Day from the Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Paul's Monastery! We hope you are blessed by this special prayer for mothers. Moms—relax and enjoy today!
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