20 Best Benedictine Blogs and Websites
Here are 20 Best Benedictine Blogs you should follow in 2023
1. Holy Wisdom Monastery
Middleton, Wisconsin, US
Join Benedictine sisters who welcome all to experience prayer, hospitality and ecumenical Christian community at Holy Wisdom Monastery, Madison, Wisconsin. At Holy Wisdom Monastery, our mission, vision and ministries are shaped by values drawn from the Rule of Benedict beauty, balance, simplicity, silence and respect for all of creation.
8.2K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Jun 2008 Get Email Contact
2. Saint Benedict's Monastery
Welcome to Saint Benedict's Monastery, home of the Sisters of the Order of Saint Benedict in St. Joseph, MN. We, the Sisters are a monastic community of women who seek God in our daily lives according to the Gospel and the Rule of Benedict. Through our ministry of prayer, work and community living, we listen and respond to the needs of the Church and the world.
7.6K⋅ 2.4K ⋅2 posts / day ⋅ Mar 2018 Get Email Contact
3. St. Paul Monastery
St. Paul's Monastery is a Community of Benedictine Sisters and Benedictine Associates, plus hundreds of Oblates, volunteers, and friends from the community. We live the Rule of St. Benedict based on Gospel values. Through our liturgical life and wise stewardship, we create sacred space to respond to the needs and challenges of church and society.
911⋅ 299 ⋅2 posts / quarter ⋅ Sep 2017 Get Email Contact
4. Saint John's Abbey
Collegeville, Minnesota, US
As Benedictine monks, we approach prayer in a distinctive, monastic way. We pray the Psalms, those ancient, iron-age poems given to the Church by the people of Israel, at regular times each day. We come together to do this 'work of God' and it is the glue that holds our community life together.
5K⋅ 1.4K ⋅4 posts / week Get Email Contact
5. Monastery of the Holy Cross
Chicago, Illinois, US
In 1990, Joseph Cardinal Bernadin invited the community to Chicago to create an oasis of silence and prayer, witnesses to the contemplative life. In the year 2000, the community entered the 1500-year-old tradition of Benedictine monasticism as a dependent house of the Abbey of Christ in the Desert in New Mexico. From its modest beginnings, the community has grown and now numbers ten monks, with an average age of just under 50.
3.1K ⋅1 post / month Get Email Contact
6. Benedictine Sisters
Chicago, Illinois, US
The mission of the Benedictine Sisters is reverence. Through common prayer, stewardship, hospitality, and mutual respect, we seek to find and honor God present in each person and in all created things.
5.6K⋅ 1.1K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Apr 2015 Get Email Contact
7. Benedictine Senior Living
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
Beyond being providers of Catholic senior care and a network of Catholic retirement communities, we're a not-for-profit, faith-based organization guided by our deep-rooted heritage and devotion to the Rule of Saint Benedict. This foundational framework is the force behind all we do and the coveted source of our core values.
1.4K⋅ 475 ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Feb 2019 Get Email Contact
8. Downtown Monks
Newark, New Jersey, US
Albert Holtz, OSB is a Benedictine monk of Newark Abbey, Newark, NJ. He teaches New Testament in the monastery's inner-city prep school. He has served as master of novices, retreat master for Benedictine communities around the US & is currently Oblate Director. He is the author of Downtown Monks, Street Wisdom, Pilgrim Road, From Holidays to Holy Days & Walking in Valleys of Darkness: A Benedictine Journey through Troubled Times.
3.3K ⋅1 post / week ⋅ Feb 2009 Get Email Contact
9. Being Benedictine
Lincoln, Nebraska, US
Living the Rule of St. Benedict in Daily Life.
1.6K⋅ 441 ⋅2 posts / quarter ⋅ Sep 2006 Get Email Contact
10. The Benedictine
Tucson, Arizona, US
The Benedictine Monastery is being transformed into a brand new apartment community, coming soon to midtown Tucson, Arizona! Thoughtful consideration is going into preserving over 80 years of heritage in this historic building. Within walking distance you will find a variety of local restaurants, theatre, shopping, parks, and entertainment.
2 ⋅10 posts / quarter Get Email Contact
11. Benedictine High School
Cleveland, Ohio, US
Benedictine High School was established in 1927 by the Benedictine Monks of Cleveland. Our role as an educational community is to model, educate and challenge each student to become a part of the tradition and spirit of St. Benedict. Benedictine is a community made up of enthusiastic young men who strive academically, spiritually and physically to become Men of Benedictine. Benedictine High School offers an exciting experience of growth and development for young men from around Northeast Ohio.
3.6K⋅ 2K ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Nov 2018 Get Email Contact
12. Yankton Benedictines
Yankton, South Dakota, US
We are a community of 81 Benedictine Women in Yankton, South Dakota, who work, pray, play and celebrate together. We live in monastic community according to the Rule of St. Benedict with its 1500 years of lived tradition. We are women who profess obedience, stability and conversion of life. We strive for a balanced life of prayer, work, and recreative leisure in our lives.
2.4K⋅ 471 ⋅3 posts / quarter ⋅ Jul 2015 Get Email Contact
13. Benedictine Nuns of the Bl. Sacrament
Warsaw, Mazowieckie, Poland
Benedictine nuns of the perpetual adoration of the blessed sacrament belong to the great family of benedictine orders, founded in the 6th century by saint benedict of nursia, patriarch of western monks and now the patron of europe. The cradle of the order was subiaco, then monte cassino in italy, near rome. Patron of the female branch of the order is saint scholastica, sister of saint benedict.
2.1K⋅ 338 ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Aug 2018 Get Email Contact
14. EN - Monastero di San Benedetto in Monte
Norcia, Umbria, Italy
The birthplace of St. Benedict has always drawn men from faraway lands to seek God after the pattern established by the great saint's Rule. Immersed in the peace and beauty of the enveloping Sibylline Mountains, monks for more than 15 centuries have engaged in spiritual warfare for their own salvation while also imploring God for the welfare for those in town. The community of Benedictines who live there today, often known to the world simply as 'The Monks of Norcia' adhere to the ancient monastic observance found in the Rule of St. Benedict.
2 posts / quarter ⋅ Jul 2018 Get Email Contact
15. Christ the King Priory
Christ the King Priory is a monastery of Benedictine monks located north of Schuyler, Nebraska, United States. It is a simple priory of the Congregation of Missionary Benedictines of Saint Ottilien, part of the Benedictine Confederation.
1.8K⋅ 48 ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Jul 2016 Get Email Contact
16. Benedictine Center
Since the founding in 1983, the Benedictine Center has carried forward the values envisioned by its founder, S. Veronica Novotny OSB: reverence for God, reverence for creation, hospitality toward all, beauty and simplicity, silence and prayer. Read about benedictine spirituality, art, spiritual direction and more.
525⋅ 19 ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Aug 2017 Get Email Contact
17. Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh
We are the Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh continuing 1500 years of seeking God in Community, Prayer and Ministry. We commit ourselves as a faith-filled community to be supportive of women, children and men who are struggling for dignity and justice in their lives; especially those who are most oppressed. Sister Karen shares her wisdom and journey with Christ in inspiring blog about Sisterhood and what it means to be a Benedictine Sisters of Pittsburgh.
1.2K⋅ 16 ⋅1 post / month ⋅ Jan 2019 Get Email Contact
Hereford, England, UK
A blog by Benedictine nuns from Holy Trinity Monastery, formerly of East Hendred, now at Howton Grove Priory, U.K. We prefer to call ourselves cloistered rather than enclosed because the word 'enclosed' may suggest a closed mind. We have a special interest in using contemporary technology to reach out to people who would never otherwise come to the monastery.
8.3K⋅ 27.7K ⋅ Dec 2010 Get Email Contact
19. Conception Abbey
Conception Abbey is a Benedictine monastery located in northwest Missouri where all we do is dedicated to the glory of God following the instructions of St. Benedict in his Rule. We exist to praise God in our daily cycle of prayer and work, welcome guests, educate future priests, and share the Gospel.
11.4K⋅ 1.5K ⋅15 posts / year Get Email Contact
|Blogger Name||Blog Link||Total Blog Posts|
|Holy Wisdom Monastery||holywisdommonastery.org/blog||52|
|Benedictine Sisters of Chicago||osbchicago.org/blog||33|
|Jodi Blazek Gehr||beingbenedictine.com||23|
|Mary Elizabeth Ilg||benedictinecenter.org/blog||3|
|Denise West, OSB||holywisdommonastery.org/blog||3|
|Lynne Smith, OSB||holywisdommonastery.org/blog||2|
|Joanne Kollasch, OSB||holywisdommonastery.org/blog||2|
Benedictine Blog Topics
|Topic||Number of posts|
|Holy Wisdom Monastery||11|
|Care For The Earth||9|
|Friends Of Wisdom Prairie||7|
|Holy Wisdom Library||7|
|Topic||Past Month Count|