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Monthly E-Newsletter

2023 Enews August Welcome

July 2000
As we consider the momentous occasion of the 40th Anniversary of the Benedictine Center on August 15, 2023, we are grateful for the many gatherings and retreats that have occurred in this sacred space over the last four decades. These retreat experiences have changed lives—whether it is a parish group that comes together for a weekend to listen to the wisdom of the Holy Spirit speaking through their priest, minister or one another, or a dazzling classroom program such as the School of Lectio Divina or the School of Discernment.
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August Enewsletter Benedictine Center History

July 2000
Over the next several e-Newsletters we will look back and look forward honoring the 40-year history of the Benedictine Center. Excerpts from the archives and personal experiences and perspectives provided by several voices of the past, as well as my own, will open up the rich history and evolving future of the Benedictine Center.
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Mission Advancement News & Updates

June 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.
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Interview with Sister Louise Inhofer

May 2000
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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