Monasteries of the Heart

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Prayer for the Peaceful Transfer of Leadership

The Benedictine Sisters of Erie offer this prayer for peace. Join the community as we pray this every day between now and January 20th.

Welcoming our newest staff member, Hannah Kurtz

Earlier this fall, Hannah Kurtz joined as our newest member of the staff.

Katie Gordon Gives Called and Consecrated Talk

Last week, staff member Katie Gordon gave a keynote presentation on Zoom to a conference for educators and formators hosted by National Catholic Sisters' Project. The conference was related to their curriculum, "Called & Consecrated: Exploring the Lives of Women Religious."

Prayers for Sacred Sisters and others in prison

In this time of pandemic and isolation, those in prison are especially vulnerable.

We received this update from Jackie Burns, facilitator of Sacred Sisters Monasteries of the Heart community, which meets at the Ohio Reformatory for Women:

Author, Illustrator, and Monasteries of the Heart Member Tomie dePaola Dies

On March 30, 2020, Tomie dePaola, the children's book author and illustrator, and member of Monasteries of the Heart, died at the age of 85.

20,000th Member Joins Monasteries of the Heart

This week, the 20,000th new member of Monasteries of the Heart created an account on the website, joining one of the largest Benedictine communities in the world.