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February 14, 2020

Thank you to the Collegiate Academy Singing Group who serenaded the community with a lovely singing Valentine made possible through the kindness of Julia Jenkins.

Villa and Prep Committment to Emmaus Soup Kitchen

February 14, 2020

Valentine’s week is the perfect time to share love – and the National Honor Society students at Villa Maria and Cathedral Prep did just that with the guests of Emmaus Soup Kitchen.

Valentine's Day

February 13, 2020

How would it be, if just for today . . . ? Happy Valentine's Day!

Erie Benedictines name Dr. J. Michael Campbell 2020 Prophet of Peace

February 10, 2020

The Benedictine Sisters of Erie presented their annual Prophet of Peace Award to Dr. J. Michael Campbell for the extraordinary manner in which he has used his gifts for the good of creation.

The Feast of Scholastica

February 9, 2020

February 10 is the feast of Saint Scholastica. She is celebrated by Benedictine women’s religious communities around the world as a woman who could “do more because she loved more” (Gregory the Great).

Podcast with Sister Valerie Luckey

February 6, 2020

Sister Valerie Luckey was recently featured in the Federation of Saint Scholastica Centenniel podcast series. Click here to listen to Sister Val share her story.

A World of Possibilities

In Genesis 12:2 God says: “I will bless you … so that you will be a blessing.” The New Testament Beatitudes, the teachings of Jesus, provide the blueprint to accomplish this. As we give thanks for our blessings we are also called to reflect on how we have been and can be blessing for others.

You are the salt of the earth; and you are the light of the world: let it shine on all nations; give praise to our God, may God give us peace.

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