The Federation of Saint Scholastica, comprised of 20 Monasteries of Benedictine Women, was established on February 25, 1922.

Sister Sue Fazzini from Pittsburgh Benedictines

The Global Sisters Report features a question and answers interview with Sister Sue Fazzini about her ministry with incarcerated individuals: 

https://www.globalsistersreport.org/news/ministry/news/q-sr-sue-fazzini-we-over-incarcerate-people-our-country

Sister Stephanie Schmidt elected Prioress in Erie

Sister Anne Wambach, prioress, Sister Stephanie Schmidt, prioress-elect, Sister Lynn McKenzie, president and Sister Michaela Hedican, election discernment facilitator. Sister Anne Wambach, prioress, Sister Stephanie Schmidt, prioress-elect, Sister Lynn McKenzie, president and Sister Michaela Hedican, election discernment facilitator.

The Benedictine Sisters of Mount St. Benedict Monastery in Erie, Pennsylvania, on July 12, 2020, elected Sister Stephanie Schmidt as their 22nd prioress.  Stephanie succeeds Sister Anne Wambach, who served the community as prioress for the last ten years.  For the last ten years, Sister Stephanie has been director of initial formation.

Sister Michaela Hedican, OSB of St. Benedict Monastery (St. Joseph, Minnesota) served as the election discernment facilitator.  Sister Lynn McKenzie, OSB presided at the canonical election.”

Bristow Sisters recognized in local publication

Once again the Benedictine Sisters of St. Benedict Monastery in Bristow, VA are recognized in the Prince William Living publication. The May 31, 2020 edition and article are accessible through the following link: https://princewilliamliving.com/the-benedictine-sisters-of-virginia-continue-to-give/

Coronavirus Edition of the Gyrovagi Published

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