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Pray with Us: Communion of Saints

Pray with us as we celebrate the Communion of Saints. 

“We abide in God’s love when we love one another.…This is the meaning of holy communion. It leads to the holy community, that is, the communion of saints,” wrote philosopher Beatrice Bruteau. And when we abide in that love, when we love one another, our joy will be complete, Jesus tells us.

But how and where to find that loving communion today? Our tradition says we find it in the communion of saints...


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Residents of the Benedictine Sisters' Benetwood Apartments recently joined the sisters for prayer and dinner. This annual event celebrates the relationship of friends and neighbors between the two living communities.

The September 2023 issue of Emmaus Ministries' The Companion is available in PDF format.

Throughout Laudato Sí Pope Francis offers insights that can help us understand and implement Goal 4 from the International Action Platform.

The Feast of All Saints on November 1 and the Commemoration of All the Faithful Departed (commonly known as All Souls Day) on November 2 are times when we pause to remember all these members of our community, our personal communion of saints, living and deceased.

The Benedictine Sisters proudly presented their 2023 Prophet of Peace Award to environmental advocate and educator Doreen Petri on September 20.

Mother Blandyna Michniewicz, OSBap, Abbess of Perpetual Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament Monastery in Warsaw, Poland, presented a first-hand account of the tragedy of the war in Ukraine to sisters and guests at the monastery.

Sister Mary Therese Egan, OSB, 85, died on Saturday, September 16, 2023, at Mount Saint Benedict Monastery in Erie, Pennsylvania.

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The 2023 Taste of the Arts Neighborhood Art House annual fundraiser, "Sights and Sounds of the Art House," brought together young artists and performers, staff, sisters, friends, donors, and guests to celebrate an evening of beauty and hope "under the tent" in the Art House parking lot.