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Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB, reflects on her eight years as Benedictine prioress

"My satisfaction comes both in the directions we set for ourselves and also in the work we've done to help that all come to fruition," said Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB, of her eight years as prioress of the Benedictine community at St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island. (The Catholic Post/Jennifer Willems)

ROCK ISLAND — As Sister Sandra Brunenn, OSB, looks back on her eight years as prioress of the Benedictine community at St. Mary Monastery, she finds joy in what the Sisters have accomplished together and is excited for what is to come. The Sisters of St. Benedict have started a discernment process that will lead […]

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Sisters’ video campaign seeks to bridge divisions through listening

Quad Cities-area teens take a break from filming one of three videos in the "Listen Up" campaign sponsored by the Catholic Sisters of the Upper Mississippi River Valley. This one was filmed at the Putnam Museum in Davenport, Iowa. (Provided photo)

ROCK ISLAND — Listening can be an act of peacemaking and that concept is at the heart of a new video campaign sponsored by the Catholic Sisters of the Upper Mississippi River Valley, which includes the Benedictine Sisters of St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island. It will debut during National Catholic Sisters Week, March 8-14. […]

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Rock Island Benedictines plan prayer service for families separated at border

St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island.

ROCK ISLAND — Concerned for the children separated from their families at the U.S. border and the effect this will have on all concerned for years to come, the Sisters of St. Benedict of St. Mary Monastery are inviting people to join them in asking God for guidance this Saturday, July 14, at “Keep Todas […]

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