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Benedictine Jubilarians Celebrate
Combined 170 Years of Monastic Life
June 4, 2016

On Saturday, June 4, 2016, the Benedictine Sisters along with family, staff, Oblates, and friends gathered at the Omega Retreat Center in Boerne, Texas for the sisters’ Jubilee Celebration. The honorees, with a combined 170 years of Monastic life and service to God’s people, included Sister Antoinette Van Galen, OSB (70 years), Sister Michael Brandt, OSB (50 years) and Sister Bernadine Reyes, OSB (50 years). Congratulations to all three Sisters on this momentous occasion.

 


Benedictine Sisters 11th Annual Feast of St. Benedict
Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction
March 9, 2016

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On Wednesday, March 9th, the Benedictine Sisters celebrated their 11th Annual Feast of St. Benedict Spaghetti Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser at the Omega Retreat Center, located on their grounds in Boerne. Despite the threat of rain, the dining room and drive-through served nearly 500 meals! Special thanks to all who attended, to all our sponsors and donors, and to the more than 125 volunteers who helped make this year’s event so memorable!