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
192 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. firstname.lastname@example.org. Call 320-
363-7180 or write: Vocations Director, 104
Chapel Lane, St. Joseph, MN 56374-0220.
See ad on page 55. 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. Roberta Bailey, O.S.B.; roberta.
email@example.com; 352.588.8320; www.
See ad on page 55. Code #582.
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-
See ad on page 55. Code #583.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), Tulsa, OK, St.
Joseph Monastery We are Catholic Benedic-
tine women committed 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 com-
munity located in the heart of Tulsa, Okla-
homa, living a closely united community life
centered on Divine Office, daily Eucharist,
lectio divina, and service to one another and
the local Tulsa community. Discernment (be-
ing 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: stjomonas-
firstname.lastname@example.org; St. Joseph Monastery, Voca-
tions, 2200 S. Lewis Ave., Tulsa, OK 74114;
See ad on page 55. Code #293.
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
605-668-6092;. Visit us at: yanktonbenedictines.
org; Facebook: @shmvocation; or blog:
See ads on pages 42, 55. 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 each month. We also
have sisters who 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,
x127; email@example.com; www.
benedictinesisters.org. See our online ad at
See ad on page 44. 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 us and visit us on
Facebook! Vocation Director, 450 St. Bernardine St., Reading, PA 19607-1737; 610-777-
2967; FollowFrancis@bfranciscan.org; www.
See ad on page 33. Code #214.
and one temporary professed. An active
group of Oblates, Associates, and Affiliates
extend our charism. Our hospitality includes
offering a variety of spirituality programs,
and private and group retreats at The Priory
Spirituality Center. Our guests are invited to
join us in chanting the Liturgy of the Hours.
Our Sisters are engaged in academic teaching, the creative arts, spiritual direction,
legal ministry, and care for our community
and grounds. Come and see how we live the
Rule of St. Benedict in our balanced life of
prayer and work, hospitality, simplicity, and
service. We welcome you and the gifts that
you bring. New Membership Directors: Sr.
Lucy Wynkoop, O.S.B. and Sr. Julian Cleary,
O.S.B.; 500 College St. NE, Lacey, WA 98516;
360-438-1771; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.
See ad on page 55. Code #580.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.), Martin, KY,
Monastery of Mt. Tabor We are a small
core community of women who share Benedictine life daily with oblates and volunteers.
Together we build a life centered on communal and private prayer, work, leisure, and
hospitality to retreatants and visitors. We
share ideas, dreams, tell stories, challenge,
and encourage one another while living and
ministering within and with the local community and beyond. Vocation Director: Sr.
Kathleen Weigand, O.S.B., 150 Mount Tabor
Road, Martin, KY 41649; Kweigand@cdlex.
org; 606.886.9624; www.mtabor.com.
See ad on page 55. Code #578.
Benedictine Sisters (O.S.B.),
Rock Island, IL, St. Mary Monastery Both contemplative and
active, we are called to prayer, community,
and work using our gifts. We serve in spiritual direction, retreats, parish work, pastoral
care, campus ministry, education, social
work, community work, and outreach to the
poor. We invite you to take time to stroll
through our wooded grounds and reflect on
God’s call to you. Watch the ducks paddle
around the lake and the deer graze on the hill.
Come to prayers and meals. Talk and laugh
with the sisters. “Listen with the ear of your
heart.” Join us on your vocation journey. You
may feel one step closer to home. Sr. Stefanie
MacDonald, O.S.B., 2200 88th Ave. W, Rock
Island, IL 61201; 309-283-2300; email@example.com; website and blog: www.
See ads on pages 13, 55. Code #152.
(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
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