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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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