Benedictine retreat house in Rock Island becomes a ‘center of compassion’

The new Compassion Team at Benet House Retreat Center in Rock Island is shown with Sister Joyce Rupp, OSM (second from left), who trained them. Team members are Jan Gull, Sister Bobbi Bussan, OSB, director of Benet House, and Elaine Olson. Provided photo

ROCK ISLAND — If the world is going to be at peace, it may be compassion that turns things around. The Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Mary Monastery are doing what they can to support that by making their Benet House Retreat Center a “center of compassion,” according to Sister Bobbi Bussan, OSB, director. […]

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Sister Joyce Rupp will present mini-retreat, sign books in Moline on April 16

Sister Joyce Rupp, OSM, will talk about "Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life" during her Moline visit.

MOLINE — Sister Joyce Rupp, OSM, will present a mini-retreat on “Boundless Compassion: Creating a Way of Life” on Monday, April 16, at the Believers Together Center at Christ the King Church, 3205 60th St. Her visit is being sponsored by Benet House Retreat Center at St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island. The evening will […]

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