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OK 74114; 918-742-4989; www.stjosephmonastery.
See ad on page 57. Code #004.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), Watertown, SD—Mother of God Monastery We are a community of 50 monastic women
living in the peaceful prairie land of rural South Dakota. We are called to seek God joyfully in community. We respond to the needs of others through our
ministries, our prayer, our advocacy, and our hospitality. Currently our sisters are involved in teaching,
pastoral care, parish work, prison ministry, ministry
to Native Americans, Latinos and other cultures,
spiritual direction and retreats, ministry to the elderly,
peace and justice advocacy, and environmental stewardship. We invite women who desire to seek God to
journey with us. We offer several discernment retreats
throughout the year. Visit our website, watertownbene-
dictines.org, for a description and dates, or contact our
Vocation Director: 605-886-4159; benedictinevoca-
firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!
See ad on page 47. Code #157.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), Winnipeg, Canada—St. Benedict’s Monastery We are a monastic
community of 16 women. We are 105 years young!
Our mission is to seek God in community through
prayer and work. We live together, praying daily at
morning, midday, and evening; we celebrate Eucharist several times weekly. Over our 105 years, we
have responded to various calls of the Church and
the world in healthcare, education, and spiritual
formation. Our present corporate ministries include
healthcare, spiritual direction, and retreat work at St.
Benedict’s Retreat and Conference Centre and hospitality at St. Benedict’s Place, an independent living residence for seniors. We continue to serve in
healthcare and education. We have an oblate community that shares our Benedictine values and that
meets for prayer and ongoing study monthly. We
welcome live-in volunteers and sabbatical guests at
our Monastery and Retreat Centre. Sr. Mary Coswin,
225 Masters Ave, Winnipeg, MB R4A 2A1; 204-338-
4601; email: email@example.com; www.stbens.ca.
See ad on page 57. Code #004.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), Yankton,
SD—Sacred Heart Monastery Rooted
in our rural heritage and growing in
relationship with God and one another
in monastic community, we live a life of prayer, work,
and lectio, by which we serve God and God’s people
in our time and place. As our motto states, we are of
“One Heart and One Soul.” Unified by Christ’s Sacred
Heart, whose love flows out to us, we are called first
to prayer and community life, then we reach out in
service in a variety of ways, depending on the needs
of the people and the gifts of the sisters. Interested
in our way of life? We invite you to contact Sr.
Clarice Korger, O.S.B., 1005 W. 8th St., Yankton, SD
57078; 605-668-6092; shmyankton.
firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit us
at our website: yanktonbenedictines.org; Facebook
page: facebook.com/shmvocation; or Blog:
See ads on pages 44, 57. Code #143.
Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration
(O.S.B.) We are a contemplative, monastic congregation that follows the Rule of St. Benedict. Our main
ministry is prayer through the singing of the Divine
Office, Eucharistic Adoration, and lectio divina. We do
not have outside ministries but work in the monastery
to support ourselves. Besides care for our monastery,
guests, and sisters, our work includes the production
of communion hosts and a very active correspondence
department that answers hundreds of prayer requests
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), St.
Joseph, MN—Saint Benedict’s Monastery We are a
community of Benedictine Sisters seeking God in
prayer and community life, serving the Church and
the world through our ministries. Our prayer life is
centered in daily communal and individual prayer:
Liturgy of the Hours, lectio divina, personal prayer
and sacramental celebrations. Our life in community
commits us to one another and to living out the
Gospel and Rule of St. Benedict. Our history is one of
extraordinary women whose gifts and talents are
encouraged and developed by the community as we
engage with the world and the larger Church. The
Benedictine life offers freedom to be fulfilled
professionally and personally in a context of
community living and prayer. At present, our
community has 200 sisters. We invite women who
are interested in exploring our way of life to
participate in one of our Benedictine live-in
experiences. Visit us at our website: www.sbm.osb.
org. Email: email@example.com. Call 320-363-7180 or
write: Vocations Director, 104 Chapel Lane, St.
Joseph, MN 56374-0220.
See ads on pages 23, 57. Code #175.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), St. Leo, FL—Holy
Name Monastery The Benedictine Sisters of Florida are steadfastly dedicated to living the monastic way of life and working in ministries that serve
the People of God and further the Gospel message. We welcome all to Holy Name Monastery…a
lovely and peaceful place to rest, meditate, and be
renewed. Hospitality is offered in true Benedictine
style. Be with us for prayers in the chapel, enjoy
God’s creation outdoors, and relax with the Sisters
over a home-cooked meal. Are you seeking a life
of prayer and community? Maybe it’s a call from
God. If you are interested, call or email Sr. Mary David Hydro, O.S.B.; firstname.lastname@example.org;
See ad on page 57. Code #004.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), St. Paul,
MN—St. Paul’s Monastery We are
Monastic women who are seeking God
in Community and we celebrate Liturgy of the Hours,
personal prayer, and the sacramental life of the
Church. Through the Gospel and the Rule of St.
Benedict, we respond in obedience by way of personal
and communal prayer, hospitality and service to
others. We minister to God’s people in retreat
ministry, campus ministry, spiritual direction,
education, pastoral care, and child care as well as
other areas of need among God’s people today. We
welcome women who are seeking God and yearning
to hear their Baptismal call. If you are a single,
Catholic woman in your 30s, 40s, and 50s and feel a
leaning toward monastic life, come for a visit to get
to know us. Vocation contact: Membership, 2675
Benet Road, St. Paul, MN 55109-5097; 651-777-8181;
email: email@example.com; www.
See ad on page 57. Code #004.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S. B.), Tulsa, OK—St. Joseph
Monastery We are Catholic Benedictine women com-
mitted to the Gospel of Jesus Christ, which impels us
to love as he loves us, through a common life of prayer,
hospitality, and ministry. We are an urban monastic
community located in the heart of Tulsa, Oklahoma,
living a closely united community life centered on
Divine Office, daily Eucharist, lectio divina, and service
to one another and the local Tulsa community. Discern-
ment (being attentive to God’s voice through scripture,
relationships, and the world around us) calls us forth
into active ministry. What is God calling you to do?
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org; St.
Joseph Monastery, Vocations, 2200 S. Le wis Ave., Tulsa,
each month. We also have sisters that make soap,
lotions, pottery, and other creative hobbies. Our
monastery is located in Clyde,MO. If you´re a single
woman between the ages of 20 and 40 and drawn
to a life of prayer, we invite you to contact Sr. Maria
Victoria Cutaia, O.S.B.; 31970 State Highway P, Clyde,
MO 64432-8100; 660-944-2221 ext. 127; email: voca-
org. See our online ad at VocationNetwork.org.
See ad on page 114. Code #008.
Bernardine Franciscan Sisters (O.S.F.) Founded
in the United States in 1894, our mission is to live the
Gospel in the spirit of Francis and Clare! Bernardine
Franciscan Sisters reach out in the Name of Jesus to
God’s people across the continental United States,
Puerto Rico, and Brazil. Our missions include the
Dominican Republic and Mozambique and Liberia in
Africa. We minister in education at all levels, catechetics, retreat work, healthcare, and parish ministry as
well as with and on behalf of the poor—especially
with women and children. The Gospel, Francis, and
Clare permeate our Formation Programs for Sisters,
Lay Associates, and Volunteers in Mission! Do you
have a Franciscan heart? Are you willing to journey
in faith and joy, sister and servant to all? If so, please
contact Sr. Madonna Marie, O.S.F., Vocation Director,
450 St. Bernardine Street, Reading, PA 19607-1737;
610-777-2967; email: FollowFrancis@bfranciscan.org;
website: www.bfranciscan.org. Visit us on Facebook!
See ad on page 35. Code #214.
Carmel of Cristo Rey We are a cloistered
community called to an apostolate of
prayer, sacrifice, and penance for all humanity, the intentions of Holy Church, and
especially for priests. Guided by the teachings of
Saints Teresa of Jesus (Avila) and John of the Cross,
we come from diverse backgrounds and seek Divine
intimacy in a joyful community life of prayer fostered
by silence and solitude. Some Spanish customs are
maintained in grateful recognition of our Teresian
heritage and our community’s foundresses who fled
the religious persecution of the Mexican Cristero War
(1927) and established our new home in San Francisco (1928). Daily life includes Holy Mass (Ordinary/
Extraordinary), full Liturgy of the Hours, Rosary in
common, spiritual reading, work duties, and recreation taken together. There are also days of Eucharistic Adoration and Sunday Benediction. We wear the
traditional habit. REQUIRED: Age: 20-40, sound
mental and physical health, U.S. citizenship, and
willing aptitude to learn Spanish. Age exceptions are
rare and considered on an individual basis.
Carmelites ( O.Carm.), New Orleans, LA—
Congregation of Our Lady of Mount Carmel As Carmelites
we desire to be a community of contemplative women
following “in the footsteps of Jesus” by living and serving in the midst of God´s people. A Pontifical Apostolic
congregation, currently we are in Louisiana, Illinois,
the Philippines, and Timor-Leste. Our zeal is rooted
in our contemplative prayer and a prophetic call in the
tradition of the prophet Elijah and of Mary, our sister
and mother. We cherish community life from which
we go forth striving to bring about a more peaceful,
just, and loving world in a variety of ministries based
on the needs of God´s people and on the gifts, talents,
and educational preparation of each sister. Above all
we desire that each sister become the woman of God
that she is created to be. Vocation Director: Sr. Kathleen Farrelly, O.Carm., 506 Surrey Street, Lafayette,
LA 70501-6134; 337-322-2255; vocations@sistersof-
mountcarmel.org; www.sistersofmountcarmel.org. See
our online ad at DigitalVocationGuide.org.