We Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery, faithful to our monastic profession, seek God in community, prayer and work.
We celebrate the presence of Jesus Christ and serve him in all God's people, the young and the old, the sick and the poor, the stranger and the guest.
|Sr. Carmella Azzolina (104 years old) died December 8, 2013. Vigil/Visitation will be Thursday, December 12 at 7:00 pm in the St. Walburg Monastery Chapel. The Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday, December 13 at 5:20 pm. Please remember Sr. Carmella, her family and the Benedictine community in your prayers. Memorials to the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery, 2500 Amsterdam Rd., Villa Hills, KY 41017.|
Advent Lectio Divina with the Benedictine Sisters
The Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery invite you join us during Advent for group Lectio Divina. Lectio Divina, literally Divine Reading, is a slow contemplative reading of Sacred Scripture. Though listening, sharing and praying together, we will prepare ourselves for a richer hearing of the Gospel for the upcoming Sunday. Sr. Justina Franxman, OSB, will lead the process.
Times are the following Tuesdays at 7:30 pm in the chapel at St. Walburg Monastery:
Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17.
Please RSVP by calling Sr. Deborah at 859-331-6771 or emailing her at firstname.lastname@example.org. We need to know how many will come so that we can have the chapel set up.
Sung Evening Prayer—Saturdays of Advent
The Benedictine Sisters of Walburg Monastery invite you to join us for Sung Evening Prayer I on the following Saturdays of Advent at 5:00 pm in the monastery chapel:
November 30, December 7, December14, December 21.
Lectio for Young Adults
Lectio Divina is a method of reflecting on the Word of God in Scripture. We invite young adults to experience this way of praying with other young adults on Friday evening, December 6 at 7:30 pm in the chapel of St. Walburg Monastery, 2500 Amsterdam Rd., Villa Hills, KY. Sr. Cathy Bauer and Beth Fristch will lead. For more information call Sr. Cathy at 859-331-6324.
Click here for the brochure with 2013 updated rates for the St. Walburg Monastery Guest House.
|Oct. 5. Sr. Monica Fessler (91) died today around noon. She joined the community on September 8, 1946. Her ministries included teaching kindergarten at Good Counsel, Hazard, KY, bookkeeper at Mt. Mary Hospital, Hazaard, KY, bookkeeper at Sate Fe Hospital, La Junta, CO and sacristan and infirmary work at St. Walburg Monastery. Please remember Sr. Monica in your prayers. Click here for obituary|
Oblate Dick Middendorf died Sunday, September 22, 2013.
Click here to read a tribute by Sr. Mary Tewes, Director of Oblates at St. Walburg Monastery.
lick here to read the Summer 2013 issue of LEAVEN.
Click here to read the Spring 2013 issue of the Oblates' Newsletter.
To view the Villa Montessori
School slide show on YouTube,
To view the 2013 Statement on Immigration passed
by the Conference of Benedictine Prioresses
February 4, 2013, click here.
|Arcadia Press has
Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg
To order a copy, email Sr.
Proceeds from the book go to
The Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg
You can review the first chapter of the
book at www.arcadiapublishing.com or
We have a St. Walburg Monastery blog entitled Reflections from the School
for the Lord's Service. It is a multi-voice blog with different sisters posting every week. New posts will go up on
Wednesdays. Click here to read.