The Federation of Saint Benedict

Federation News

Three Monasteries Welcome New Prioresses

The arrival of Springtime ushered in more than the melting of snow, longer days, the blooms of tulips, daffodils, lilacs, and the exquisite colors of the Bahamian Poinciana trees.  It also brought with it three Elections and Installations of new Prioresses to the Federation.

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Monastery News

Canonical Visitation at St. Placid Priory, Lacey, Washington

The Federation of St. Benedict conducted a Canonical Visitation of the St. Placid Priory community in Lacey, Washington during the beautiful late summer days of September 5-8, 2013. 

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May 28 - June 4: Election and Installation, Saint Martin Monastery, Nassau, N.P. Bahamas

June 7-9: Installation, St Paul's Monastery, St. Paul, MN

June 14 - 19: Election of Prioress General and Council, Benedictines of Perpetual Adoration, Clyde, MO
June 19 - 26: Chapter of the Federation of St. Scholastica, Mount St. Scholastica Monastery, Atchison, KS
June 27 - July 18: Benedictine Spirituality Workshop and Retreat, St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, IL
August 10 - 15: LCWR National meeting, Nashville, TN
September 7 - 21:  Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum, Sant'Anselmo, Rome, ITALY

October 19 - 25: Visitation, Saint Benedict's Monastery, St. Josepy, MN

October 29: A.I.M. Meeting, Mount Saint Benedict Monastery, Erie, PA


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