Christmas at the Monastery 2023

Christmas at the Monastery 2023

Christmas at the Monastery 2023 ...

is the 16th year of the signature fundraising event for St. Paul's Monastery!

With events planned December 2-9, you are invited to celebrate throughout the week with the Benedictine Sisters and empower their mission to be a strong contemplative presence in the city.

Christmas at the Monastery 2023 Events

Christmas at the Monastery 2023

Silent Auction
December 2-9
In-person in the Riepp Room at the Monastery and Online


Bidding is now open and continues through 7:30pm on Saturday, December 9. Check out all available items and bid on your favorites!


Christmas at the Monastery 2023 Wine TastingOld World / New World Wine Tasting
Hosted by Jack Farrell (Haskell’s)
Tuesday, December 5, 6:30-8:30pm
Tickets: $50

The Sisters of St. Paul's Monastery are excited to welcome guests to an exclusive wine tasting hosted by Jack Farrell of Haskell's!

This Christmas at the Monastery 2023 fundraiser will feature several exceptional wines (a list of some featured wines available on registration page), great food, good fun, and of course our Sisters! The Silent Auction is ready for your viewing in the Riepp Room and nativity scenes from around the world will grace the art gallery.


Christmas at the Monastery 2023 Give DayGive Day in Honor of Saint Nicholas
An all-day online fundraiser to support the mission and ministries of the Sisters
Wednesday, December 6

Encourage friends and family to join you in your support of the mission and ministry of the Sisters, St. Paul's Monastery, and its Benedictine Center.

Help the Sisters raise $10,000 to foster Benedictine values in our communities.


Christmas at the Monastery 2023 Trivia MafiaClosing Christmas at the Monastery 2023 Celebration and conclusion of the Silent Auction
Saturday, December 9

An evening of great food, wonderful wine, festive music and ... Trivia Mafia! All to raise funds for the Benedictine Sisters of St. Paul's Monastery. 

Trivia Mafia began in 2007, quickly grew, and was soon dubbed "the best bar trivia in Minneapolis." Trivia Mafia asks questions about everything under the sun. Pop culture, history, geography, science, even wordplay and puzzles--we will even have a Benedictine Round!  This will be the final night to view and bid on the Silent Auction!


Christmas at the Monastery 2023 Event Sponsor


Event sponsors expand the capacity of the Sisters to truly "welcome all guests as Christ" (Rule of St. Benedict, chapter 53). 

Sponsorships are available at any amount and every gift makes a significant difference in the lives of our Sisters.

For more information on sponsorships contact Mission Advancement at 651-777-8181, ext. 403.


Christmas at the Monastery 2023

You are always welcome to worship with the Sisters, but especially so during this week of Christmas at the Monastery.

In general, the Sisters pray every day at 8:00am, 11:30am, and 5:00pm.

On Sundays, the Sisters pray morning prayer at 10:00am and celebrate Mass at 11:00am followed by brunch and then evening prayer at 5:00pm.

Call 651-777-8181 to arrange your visit, especially if you would like to join the Sisters for a meal.



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Michael Dickson, OblSB
Jeanne Ferrian, OblSB
Greg Nelson
Mary del Vecchio, OblSB
Allen Plaisted
Mary Beseres
Anne DiCarlo
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