Category Archives: 2020

Monastery Virtual Open Door and Support a Sister Fundraiser

May 2020
Dear Friends of the Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery, 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…
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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!   Relax.    Just do it.    Put your cares aside.    Just for today.   Smile.    Just do it.    Tuck that frown away.  …
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Reflection on the Good Shepherd

May 2020
Scripture: John 10:1-10 Sheep are mentioned more than 200 times in the Bible, more than any other animal. Sheep were important as sources of wool, milk, and meat, and throughout the Bible, sheep served as symbols for God’s people. Jesus is portrayed as the shepherd of his chosen flock in the prophetic words of Isaiah…
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Reflection on the Emmaus Story

May 2020
Scripture: Luke 24:13-35 We often describe our life as a journey. The Benedictine tradition speaks of a shared journey on the road. We speak of Christ on that journey with us, bringing us all together to everlasting life. The Gospel of Luke retells the familiar story of two of Jesus’ disciples on their journey to…
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