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Monastery News and Notes

Monastery News and Notes - (08-03-2014)

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Recent news and notes of activities of members of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Prioress General Sister Pat Nyquist, OSB, Clyde Prioress Sister Rita Clair Dohn, OSB and Tucson Prioress Ramona Varela, OSB attended the annual Conference of Benedictine Prioresses at Mount St. Scholastica in Atchison, Kan., in late January/early February.

The Clyde, Mo., community hosted monks from Conception Abbey to celebrate the Feast of St. Scholastic in February. The community also hosts a group of seminarians monthly for Seminarian Sundays.

The San Benito Sisters in Dayton, Wyo., donated 100 baskets to the Sheridan Business Association to use for its upcoming event.

Members of the Knights of Columbus and their families assisted with the annual citrus harvest at the Tucson, Ariz., monastery in January. Sixty-one knights and family members volunteered their time and talents for the day.

Sister Ruth Elaine Starman, OSB, and Sister Nancy Rose Gucwa, OSB attended the Benedictine Vocation Directors meeting hosted by Assumption Abbey in Ava, Mo.

Sister Lynn Marie D’Souza, OSB, Novice Rosa Cruz and Novice Maria Gara attended a program on the Psalms as part of the Region XIII Formation Conference at Mount St. Scholastic in Atchison, Kan.

The Tucson, Ariz., monastery invited friends and members of the community to a special Vespers service on the Feast of the Epiphany, which filled the chapel.