Conference of Benedictine Prioresses
Prioresses of the United States, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean, met at Sacred Heart Monastery, Cullman, Alabama January 29 - February 4, 2009. Along with the regular business meeting the prioresses spent time in retreat. Sister Irene Nowell, O.S.B., Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kansas, led the retreat entitled, "The Goal of Wisdom is a Good Life."
Prioresses attending the Conference (L to R):
Sister Mary Benedict Pratt - Saint Martin Monastery, Nassau, Bahamas; Sister Danile Knight - Mount Benedict Monastery, Ogden, Utah; Sister Nancy Bauer - Saint Benedict Monastery, St. Joseph, Minnesota; Sister Carmen Dávila - Santa Escolastica Monasterio, Humacao, Puerto Rico; Sister Michaela Hedican - Saint Bede Monastery, Eau Claire, Wisconsin; Sister Phyllis McMurray - St. Mary Monastery, Rock Island, Illinois; Sister Nancy Miller - Annunciation Monastery, Bismarck, North Dakota, Sister Maureen O'Larey, St. Placid Priory, Lacey, Washington.