Friday, January 10, 2014

Welcome to the Monastery Vine, a blog by Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Norfolk, NE

Ever wondered what the Missionary Benedictine Sisters at the Immaculata Monastery and Spirituality Center do. Maybe you have even wondered about who these Sisters are. Maybe you have run into them around town, maybe in Walmart, or even read about them somewhere in the media. There is so much about the Sisters that maybe you don't know. Well, this blog is here to introduce the Sisters and what they do.

The Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Norfolk, Nebraska are part of an international community of Benedictine religious women who work throughout the world to bring the good news of Christ to people. Currently, the Missionary Benedictine Sisters work in 19 countries on 5 continents.

What ministries to the Missionary Benedictine Sisters do? Well, the Missionary Benedictine Sisters serve the Church wherever there is need. In other words, the Sisters do whatever needs to be done to bring Christ to the people. To this end, the Sisters are engaged in education, healthcare services, social work, and evangelization. In all of these ministries, the Sisters strive to share the love of God and make the world a better place for everyone within their reach.

We welcome you to learn more about the Missionary Benedictine Sisters as you read through these various blog articles. The blogs will be about various topics including "The Universal Call to Holiness", "Day-to-Day Events in the Monastery", "Benedict Outside the Monastery-the witness of a Benedictine Oblate", and "Reflection on Solemnities and Feasts".

We hope you will be blessed and will find God as you read through these blogs. God bless you all and "May He bring us all alike to everlasting life" (Rule of Benedict Chapter 72)

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