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“This is the good zeal which monks must foster with fervent love: they should each try to be the first to show respect to the other”

– Rule of St. Benedict, Chapter 72 verse 3

  • About Sister Mary Clare Buthod, OSB

    February 20, 2024
    I always wanted to be a Benedictine Sister and I treasured the desire. I felt called and wanted to respond to that call with all my heart. I had other interests as a child—skating and baton twirling. Sacristy work at the parish, Church choir, teaching religion on Saturdays were also favorite activities and, favorite of all, was…
  • About Sister Catherine Martinez, OSB

    February 20, 2024
    I think I was destined to be a Benedictine Sister well before I would ever admit it to anyone…even to myself. I would actually go out of my way to make sure that people knew that I would not be a good candidate for religious life. Somehow in my mind being “normal” was incompatible with…
  • Sister Stella Davis Obituary

    February 9, 2023
    Sr. Mary Stella (Mary Elizabeth) Davis, OSB died on Sunday January 15, 2023, at St. Joseph Monastery,  Tulsa, Oklahoma. She was born on May 30, 1926, in Billings, Oklahoma to Estella Maria O’Donnell and John  Francis Davis. She received the sacrament of Baptism at Sacred Heart Church, Billings. After attending business school, she entered the Benedictine Sisters…