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Year 40 of the Benedictine Center

February 2024
The Benedictine Center came into being in 1983, founded by Sister Veronica Novotny, OSB. She wanted to create a setting for “those who seek to gain a deeper awareness of God, a greater understanding of self, and a special love for one another and the unity of all persons (Benedictine Center 2024)”.In August 2023, just…
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Interview with Sister Mary White, OSB

In our past two newsletters we have included information about Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. and Harriet Tubman. Today we reflect on the Sisters’ similar efforts through an interview with Sister Mary White, OSB.Tell us about the Sisters providing sanctuary to a family fleeing violence.In 2008, we began communications with a family in need,…
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Who is Teri Rose, Creator and Director of Benedictine CARE Wellness Program?

In 2022 the Sisters of St. Paul’s Monastery and Teri Rose, MS, LN, OblSB developed a new approach to preventative healthcare backed by the 1500-year-old Benedictine tradition. This program is called Benedictine CARE. CARE stands for Community, Awareness of God, Respect for persons, and Ecumenical. This is a health-education program designed around Benedictine monastic values…
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Good Times at Mac’s Diner

February 2024
Situated on the corner off of historic 7th Avenue E and Margaret Street in North St. Paul, Mac’s Diner serves up delicious food all day serving the community with big smiles and warm hearts.On February 12, St. Paul’s Monastery was selected to be their community give back partner. By bringing our Monastery community to Mac’s…
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Listen

February 2024
Listen “Let anyone with ears listen”! (Matthew 11:15)Sometimes I wonder if people are awake and making an effort to hear. When I have made a doctors’ appointment, I give all the information they ask for: name, birthdate, address, telephone, email, insurance, etc. I tell them and then they ask for it again, which I give…
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Crossing Ending and Beginning

February 2024
Crossing, Ending, and Beginning  In most Catholic parishes around the world, if you were to attend Mass this March 21, the celebration would be that of a normal weekday in Lent. And if you were to ask the liturgist when St. Benedict’s feast day is, the most likely answer would be July 11. It’s a…
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