Benedict and Scholastica

Artisans of the Monastery
Posted on March 20, 2018
Reflection for the Solemnity of Benedict March 21, 2018 When this spring’s issue of “The American Monastic Newsletter” arrived recently, the cover listed the schedule for their summer convention to be held this...
2017 Prophet of Peace Award
Posted on February 11, 2017
Prophet of Peace Award: Kelly Armor Reflection and Presentation by Prioress, Sister Anne Wambach, OSB February 10, 2017 Today Benedictines around the world remember Scholastica, believed to be the twin sister of...
Living in the Strength of our Founding Members
Posted on July 11, 2016
Feast of Benedict Three weeks ago we marked an anniversary that I want to celebrate and reflect on with you. The anniversary occurred on June 23rd, the 160th anniversary of the day Benedicta Riepp and five sisters...
Solemnity of Benedict (Transitus) 2016
Posted on April 4, 2016
Happy Feast Day everyone, and a special welcome to our oblates and friends who are able to be with us this evening. Today I would like to share a few thoughts on two pieces I have read and pondered recently. Today’s...
2016 Feast of Scholastica and Prophet of Peace Award
Posted on February 11, 2016
Prophet of Peace Award: Linda Lyons King Presentation by Prioress, Sister Anne Wambach, OSB Feast of Scholastica February 11, 2016 Benedictines seek God with a single-hearted faith according to the vision of...
Reaffirmation Ritual Reflections
Posted on July 11, 2015
Erie is at its best time of year: summer. This year one of our doe had a baby fawn, a red fox ambles through the property every once in a while, we have an uncountable number of geese, chipmunks, rabbits and—according...
Feast of Scholastica and 2015 Prophet of Peace Award
Posted on February 10, 2015
Today is the feast of Scholastica, sister of Benedict. Benedictines seek God with a single-hearted faith according to the vision of Benedict and Scholastica. We witness to the scriptures and strive to be women of...
We Must Do Something
Posted on February 10, 2014
St. Scholastica 2014 One of the experiences that we offer the college students who come to live, pray and work with us during their winter or spring breaks is a tour of our grounds, both on the monastery side and on...
The World is Crying for the Gifts Benedictinism Offers
Posted on March 21, 2013
Earlier this month we had a community gathering at which we shared reactions and reflections on an article titled, “Women Monastics in Today’s Church.” It was written by Sister Jeanne Ranek of the Benedictine sisters of...
Vigil of St. Scholastica and Prophet of Peace
Posted on February 8, 2013
Tonight is a two-fold celebration for us: we are celebrating the vigil of the Feast of St. Scholastica and we are presenting our 2013 Prophet of Peace award. Even many Christians do not know much about Saint...

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