Vowed Life

“Let us prefer nothing to the love of Christ,
          and may Christ bring us all together to everlasting life.”
                     (RB 72:11)

As a perpetually professed member of a Benedictine Monastic Community, the Sister strives to faithfully follow the path of St. Benedict by preferring nothing to the love of Christ.  For the praise of God’s glory, she daily lives her vows:


Aflame with the love of Christ…



Through stability, the monastic woman is empowered to remain rooted in God’s love in solidarity with her sisters in community.

Fidelity to the monastic way of life

Fidelity to the monastic way of life celebrates our human incompleteness and the potential in us to change and be transformed through the daily give and take of the common life.


Obedience calls us to “listen with the ear of our hearts” (RB Prologue 1) to the voice of God in Scripture, the Rule, our Prioress, one another, the world around us, and in our own hearts. Monastic obedience requires the faithful, daily response of the monastic woman to this Voice.


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