In the March 2, 2016 edition of The Baltimore Sun, the Benedictine Sisters of Baltimore were featured for their spirituality and service to the larger community. To read the article follow this link. There is a marvelous photo gallery attached to the cover photo of the monastery.
St. Lucy's Priory in Glendora, CA held their canonical election February 26-28, 2016. Sister Elizabeth Brown was re-elected as prioress. Sister Lynn Marie McKenzie, Federation President, presided at the election with Sister Joan Marie Sasse as Secretary and SisterS Patricia Schneider and Mary Daniel McGinn as Tellers.
"Springs of the Great Deep Burst Forth: Meeting the Thirsts of the World" was the theme of this year's assembly held August 11-15, 2015. Click on the following link to learn more about the event happenings and presentations:
The Daily Herald published an article by Joan Broz recognizing the Sisters at Sacred Heart Monastery at Lisle, IL. Click here to read the full aricle posted online.
Helen Prevost nominated Sister Bridget for the Fox 4's Pay It Forward award for the way that she spreads "sunshine" in the lives of others. For a link to the story, click here.
Four American Benedictines attended the Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum (CIB) meeting in France September 8-23, 2015--Patricia Crowley (Pres of Conf of Ben Prioresses and thereby one of the 2 delegates from our region – from Chicago), Judith Ann Heble (Moderator of CIB – from Lisle), Sister Lynn Marie McKenzie (President of the Federation of St. Scholastica and the other delegate from Region 9), and Mary Jane Vergotz (Exec Secretary of CIB – from Erie). The schedule of meetings is available by the following this link to the CIB website.
Federation of St. Scholastica
916 Convent Rd NE,
Cullman, AL 35055