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Announcing our Prioress Elect

Sister Bernadine Reyes, OSB Prioress ElectOn November 21, 2021, the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery in Boerne, Texas elected Sister Bernadine Reyes, OSB as our Prioress. Sister Bernadine, who held the position of Prioress from 2001-2018, succeeds Sister Frances Briseño, OSB who suffered a stroke in March 2021.
 
For the past two years, Sister Bernadine has served as Director of Ministries and as a member of the Sisters’ Formation Team. She currently serves on the Sam’s Kids Board in Boerne.
 
Sister Sylvia Ahr, OSB, who was appointed the community’s Administrator in April 2021, will remain Administrator until Sister Bernadine is officially installed as Prioress in early 2022.
 
Sister Elaine Fischer, OSB of Mt. St. Scholastica Monastery in Atchison, Kansas served as the election discernment facilitator. Sister Lynn McKenzie, OSB of the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama and President of the Federation of St. Scholastica presided at the canonical election.

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Announcing Our Prioress Elect

On November 21, 2021, the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery in Boerne, Texas elected Sister Bernadine Reyes, OSB as our Prioress. Sister Bernadine, who held the position of Prioress from 2001-2018, succeeds Sister Frances Briseño, OSB who suffered a stroke in March 2021.

For the past two years, Sister Bernadine has served as Director of Ministries and as a member of the Sisters’ Formation Team.  She currently serves on the Sam’s Kids Board in Boerne.

Sister Sylvia Ahr, OSB, who was appointed the community’s Administrator in April 2021, will remain Administrator until Sister Bernadine is officially installed as Prioress in early 2022.

Sister Elaine Fischer, OSB of Mt. St. Scholastica Monastery in Atchison, Kansas served as the election discernment facilitator.  Sister Lynn McKenzie, OSB of the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama and President of the Federation of St. Scholastica presided at the canonical election.

Announcing Our Prioress Elect

On November 21, 2021, the Benedictine Sisters of St. Scholastica Monastery in Boerne, Texas elected Sister Bernadine Reyes, OSB as our Prioress. Sister Bernadine, who held the position of Prioress from 2001-2018, succeeds Sister Frances Briseño, OSB who suffered a stroke in March 2021.

For the past two years, Sister Bernadine has served as Director of Ministries and as a member of the Sisters’ Formation Team. She currently serves on the Sam’s Kids Board in Boerne.

Sister Sylvia Ahr, OSB, who was appointed the community’s Administrator in April 2021, will remain Administrator until Sister Bernadine is officially installed as Prioress in early 2022.

Sister Elaine Fischer, OSB of Mt. St. Scholastica Monastery in Atchison, Kansas served as the election discernment facilitator. Sister Lynn McKenzie, OSB of the Benedictine Sisters of Cullman, Alabama and President of the Federation of St. Scholastica presided at the canonical election.
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Wonderful and congratulations

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Congratulations!

Blessings

Wonderful ❤️

God’s blessings be upon her!

Congratulations! Such wonderful news and we are happy for you and the Sisters and certainly feel blessed. May the Spirit guide you as you move forward. Love sent your way 💝

Congratulations, you do a wonderful job

Congratulations and may God, thru his Holy Spirit, grant you wisdom, peace and love. Jim LoPresti

Congratulations!🎉

Congratulations!

Congratulations! God bless you.

Congratulations Sister Bernadine!

Congratulations Sister Bernadine!

Wonderful news!! Praying for Sister Bernadine!! 🙏🏼 🙏🏼 🙏🏼

Congratulations!!! Wonderful choice!!

Congratulations Sister Bernadine…

Congratulations sister Bernadine... God's blessings be upon her!!.... Maria valadez and Juan Padilla

Congratulations, great choice, very happy for this good news😘👍🙏

Congratulations Sister Bernadine! May you lead us in the light! ❤️

Congratulations and prayers of thanksgiving for your community!

Congratulations Sister Bernadine! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with all the sisters.

You are blessed sister 🙏🏼

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Benedictine Prayer Shawls Fundraiser! http://scholastica-celebration.org/shawls
Your participation in the auction of 10 prayer shawls during the week of November 15-22 will help support the Benedictine womens Federation of St. Scholastica Centennial Colloquium that is open to all followers of Benedict: women and men who are professed, oblates, or spiritual seekers. The Colloquium Benedictine Life: A Vision Unfolding will take place at Mount Saint Scholastica in Atchison, KS, AND virtually June 21-24, 2022. This will be a hybrid event, onsite and virtual, and registrations for both formats will be open soon.

Benedictine Prayer Shawls Fundraiser! scholastica-celebration.org/shawls
Your participation in the auction of 10 prayer shawls during the week of November 15-22 will help support the Benedictine women's Federation of St. Scholastica Centennial Colloquium that is open to all followers of Benedict: women and men who are professed, oblates, or spiritual seekers. The Colloquium Benedictine Life: A Vision Unfolding will take place at Mount Saint Scholastica in Atchison, KS, AND virtually June 21-24, 2022. This will be a hybrid event, onsite and virtual, and registrations for both formats will be open soon.
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BENEDICTINE SISTERS seek Part-time Administrative Assistant for our Boerne Ministries. Click the link below for more information. https://boernebenedictines.org/job-opportunities/

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Were glad to share our October e-newsletter with happenings in our Benedictine Community, including updates on all of our ministries. May all be blessed. Enjoy!   https://conta.cc/3B2RgiT

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Eternal Rest grant unto her Lord.

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Peace

Our deepest condolences. May she Rest In Peace.

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The Benedictine Sisters Announce the Passing of Sister Germaine Marie Sutton, OSB. We thank you for your prayers. Please click on the link for additional information.  https://conta.cc/3nWkmNg

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So sorry for your loss. Eternal rest grant unto her Lord and your perpetual light shine upon her. May she Rest In Peace.🙏🏼✝️

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May she rest in peace! She gave her life serving God in teaching so many children!

May she rest in peace.

Rest In Peace Sister !!!

Prayers and love at this time. 🌈

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May sr. Rest In Peace

May she Rest In Peace 🙏

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We hope you enjoy our September e-newsletter, Reflections from the Hill. There are several things going on with the Sisters and our ministries as we prepare for a new season, and celebrate the Season of Creation -- September 1 - October 4, 2021. https://conta.cc/3k9xpsc

We hope you enjoy our September e-newsletter, "Reflections from the Hill". There are several things going on with the Sisters and our ministries as we prepare for a new season, and celebrate the Season of Creation -- September 1 - October 4, 2021. conta.cc/3k9xpsc ... See MoreSee Less

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We hope you enjoy the Jubilee Mass honoring Sister Antoinette Van Galen, OSB (75 years) and Sister Mary Agnes Zinni, OSB (76 years). It was a VERY special day! :) ... See MoreSee Less

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Love you Aunt Mary, wish i was there to celebrate in person but I am with you in heart and spirit. Rose Steele

What a wonderful legacy these beautiful ladies are building. Love and blessings to them and to all my sisters.

Thank you Sr. Bernadine for honoring Sr. Mary Agnes and Sr. Antoinette with your reflection and beautiful words 🌷🌻

Thank you for your witness of fidelity and love to God, the monastic life and the Church. Joining you all in this beautiful celebration. My love to all Benedictines

Congratulations to Sr. Mary Agnes & Sr. Antoinette! My love and prayers for you.

So wonderful to be able to join in this celebration of Sr..Mary Agnes and Sr. Antoinette devotion from afar. Thank you, Susan and Mary Ann for livestreaming and recording this

This broadcast has also allowed the Zinni family in Italy to join in. Thank you Stefano Zinni for attending the celebration from the ancestral home of Sr. Mary Agnes' Italian parents and grandparents in Vasto, Italy.

Much love to all the Sisters and especially to Antonette and Mary Agnes.

I was taught by Benedictine Nuns at St. Benedicts. Mostly fond memories,

A beautiful service and Congratulations to Sister Antoinette and Sister Mary Agnes. We are so proud of you! Sending hugs and love your way. Peace Gerald and Lady Ellen 💖

Love and prayers to both sisters, beautiful mass

Beautiful! Sending love, a tight hug, and smile to all. I miss all of you! ♥️

We are grateful for you and the way you have shared the Body of Christ with us. We celebrate you, your lives and service this day in a special way. We love you all. Thank you for your precious friendship Sisters Antoinette and Mary Agnes. Jan and Bill

Your devotion is a light and a blessing.

Sending love from the Zinni family in Batavia

Thank you for your service, sisters!

How beautiful

Love to all!💙💙

I miss all of you

Congratulations Sr. Antoinette and Sr. Mary! Love and blessings to all!❤️🙏

Beautiful celebration of love 💕🙏🏼❤️

Prayers on your celebration!!

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Stop by our Sisters Attic Thrift Shop! Were open Tuesday - Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.

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Sister Mary Agnes Zinni, OSB (left) and Sister Bernice Lindsey, OSB (right) made a special trip to visit Father Victor Goertz (center) at his residence in Georgetown, TX. From the smiles on their faces, it looks like they had a wonderful visit!

Sister Mary Agnes Zinni, OSB (left) and Sister Bernice Lindsey, OSB (right) made a special trip to visit Father Victor Goertz (center) at his residence in Georgetown, TX. From the smiles on their faces, it looks like they had a wonderful visit! ... See MoreSee Less

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Beautiful, so wonderful to see him!! Miss ya'll🥰 your looking great

Blessings to you all.

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Amen to that !!! Amen Sweet Jesus Amen !!!

Hi to all the Sisters in Boerne Love and Prayers Always !!!

Blessings to all at ‘Back to School’ time! We have something for everyone. Come see us.

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