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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

  • Sister Marie Jacinta Dorado Obituary

    October 23, 2021
    Sr. Marie Jacinta Dorado (Mary Crispina) died peacefully on October 22, 2021 at St. Joseph Monastery, Tulsa, OK. She was born on October 25, 1928 in Shattuck, OK to Adeleida Miramontec Dorado and Bonifacio Dorado.  Her parents fled Mexico shortly before their daughter was born due to the religious persecution in Mexico. Bonifacio was on…
  • Sister Mary Scholastica Reagan Obituary

    October 23, 2020
    Sr. Mary Scholastica (Catherine) Reagan died peacefully at St. Joseph Monastery on October 3, 2020. She was born in Rathbone, NY on February 25,  1929, the twelfth of sixteen children. She entered the Benedictine Sisters in Benet Lake, WI in 1958 and made her monastic profession September 21, 1959. The Benet Lake community was a…