The Federation of Saint Benedict

Federation News

Benedictine Spirituality Workshop and Retreat Held at St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL

From June 28 through July 17, 2014 eleven first professed Benedictine women from the USA and Taiwan and two directors participated in the Benedictine Spirituality Workshop and Retreat hosted this year by St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL.

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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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2015 FEDERATION CALENDAR:

January 13, 2015:  Federation Council Meeting Conference Call
                      
January 29 - February 9:  Conference of Benedictine Prioresses Meeting, Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman, AL
          
February 11 - 17:  Visitation, Monasterio Santa Escolastica, Humacao, PUERTO RICO
                      
February 23 - March 1:  Visitation, St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL; Presider: Sister Agatha Muggli
 
March 11 - 18:  Visitation, Annunciation Monastery, Bismarck, ND
 
March 22 - 24:  Federation Chapter preparation meeting, Duluth, MN
 
March  24 - 27:  Finance Committee Meeting, St. Paul's Monastery, St. Paul, MN
 
April 9:  Federation Council Meeting, St. Paul's Monastery, St. Paul, MN
 
May 21 - 22:  Juridic Committee Meeting, St. Paul's Monastery, St. Paul, MN
 
June 4 - 8:  Election of Prioress, St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, MN

 

Next Federation Chapter: July 14-20, 2015

 

 

Federation of Saint Benedict

Sister Susan Hutchens, OSB
President, Federation of Saint Benedict

St. Mary Monastery
2200 88th Avenue West
Rock Island, IL 61201-7649

Tel: 309-283-2124
Fax: 309-283-2200