June 1: National Day of Mourning

June 1, 2020

This invitation to pray for the dead, as well as their families and their friends, unites all faith traditions and transcends politics. It is likewise an opportunity to pray for healing and hope for our nation and our world.

Come, Spirit, Come

May 30, 2020

The Easter Season comes to an end. The Church celebrates Pentecost and honors the coming of the Spirit. Pentecost immerses us into the implications of what it means to be Christian.

National Day of Lament to follow Pentecost

May 29, 2020

Religious communities across faiths are acting with unprecedented unity to grieve and honor the 100,000 persons in the United States who have died from COVID-19 and to pray as one for the healing of our nation.

May Silent Peace Walk on the Monastery Grounds

May 28, 2020

Due to COVID-19 physical distancing restrictions, the Silent Peace Walk, sponsored by Benedictines for Peace (BFP) and held monthly since August, 2017, took on new form at the monastery.

Emmaus Ministries Receives CROP Walk Grant

May 28, 2020

The CROP Hunger Walk continued its gospel outreach to feed the hungry by presenting local food organizations, including Emmaus Ministries, with grants from last year’s annual fundraising walk.

Parenting Class at SBEC

May 27, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the lives of everyone, Dr. Legin-Bucell and the staff at SBEC believe they have provided the Parenting Class students with some tools and new skills from ACT (Adult and Children Together Program).

Receive the Gift

Receive the gift of this new day: pause and watch; listen and reflect.

Receive the gift of this new day; with love and courage let us pray.
O God, be present in our souls; let charity now make us whole.

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