Sister Gladys Ruth Noreen, OSB, was born in Minneapolis and made her final monastic profession with the Benedictine Sisters in 1978.
She earned a bachelor of arts degree from Valparaiso University, a master’s degree in religious studies from Washington University in St. Louis and a doctor of ministry degree in ecumenism from the Graduate Theological Foundation.
We Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration are a monastic community called to a ministry of prayer, with a tradition of unceasing adoration of Christ in the Eucharist. As Benedictines we live under a Rule and a prioress. Each of our monasteries with its distinct spirit and circumstances unites the monastic charism with an orientation to the Eucharist in the service of the Church. Read more