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St. Paul's Monastery Blog

November 2020 E-Newsletter

October 2020
The words thanks or thanksgiving are used in the Old Testament 72 times and in the New Testament 71 times, so they are not new to our vocabulary. This Thanksgiving will be different because of the pandemic. There may be an absence of a family member or friend at the dinner table, which will lead…
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Sisters’ Words of Wisdom

October 2020
As the Sisters of St. Benedict have so much wisdom and inspiration to share with us, St. Paul’s Monastery monthly newsletter will include a new series that allows us to learn more about each Sister. In addition, this series allows the Sisters to share with us their wealth of spirit, kindness, love, and wisdom that each embodies from their years in the “school for the Lord’s service” (Rule of Benedict, Prologue).
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In Memoriam: Sister Anne Boeckers, OSB

October 2020
  Funeral Live Stream on Tuesday, October 6 at 10:30 a.m.:Sister Anne Boecker's funeral will be live streamed on the St. Paul’s Monastery Facebook page at: facebook.com/StPaulsMonastery/live/ The live stream will begin shortly before the 10:30 a.m. service. Please note, the above link brings you to a page with all our Facebook live videos, including…
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October 2020 E-Newsletter

September 2020
As a part of our commissioning service at the September 12 day of community meetings, each member of the community was presented with a copy of her first vows. We were invited to reflect on that original commitment to seek God with this community and to be of service to one another and the Church.…
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