The Federation of Saint Benedict

Federation News

Chapter Update: Sun.-Mon. July 19-20, 2015

Sunday brought clear and sunny skies and a glorious afternoon for all to spend in activities of their choice. 

Most were able to get to the beautiful lakefront in Duluth, whether to walk, take a train ride, travel to Gooseberry Falls, or just quietly sit by the water. 

The free afternoon was a welcome change for all, and greatly appreciated

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Monastery News

Sister Annie Thompson Honored With Renaming of School

On May 7, 2015 the former St. Bede's Catholic Primary School in Nassau, Bahamas was re-named the Sister Annie Thompson Preschool. Sister Annie, who is pictured above 2nd from left, has been a member of Saint Martin Monastery, Nassau, since 1962. The ceremony was held amidst dignitaries, family, friends and well-wishers who came to the campus to view the state-of-the-art preschool.

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July 14-20, 2015
St. Scholastica
Monastery Duluth, MN



February 1-7:  Conference of Benedictine Prioresses at Our Lady of Grace Monastery, Beech Grove, IN
February 28-March 1:  Election of Prioress, Saint Benedict Monastery, Taipei, Taiwan
March 14 - 15:  Finance Committee Meeting, St. Paul's Monastery, St. Paul, MN
March 18, 2016:  Juridic Committee Conference Call
April 1 - 3:  Election of Prioress, St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL
April 8-10:  Election of Prioress, Annunciation Monastery, Bismarck, ND
April 21-24:  55 and Under Conference, Our Lady of Grace Monastery, Beech Grove, IN
May 20 - 21:  Installation, Annunciation Monastery, Bismarck, ND
May 17-28:  NADI (Novice and Director Institute), Saint Benedict's Monastery, St. Joseph, MN


Federation of Saint Benedict

Sister Kerry O'Reilly, OSB
President, Federation of Saint Benedict

Saint Benedict's Monastery
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph MN, 56374-0220

Tel: 320-363-7131
Fax: 320-363-7130