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A Reflection for May 2021

By Sister Bernice Lindsey, OSB When you think of the month of May what comes to mind? What does this month mean to you? May is the 5th month of the year, 25 percent of 2021 has passed. For me,…

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None’s Ball 2021

It's time once again for our no-show event. There's no need to gather under stars or a tent. No virtual auction or Zoom time required. This Ball honors the Sisters who are retired. Please consider a gift for the Sisters'…

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Sister Mary Rose Goertz, OSB

Sister Mary Rose (religious name Walburga) Goertz, OSB, 91, a Benedictine Sister of Boerne, passed away peacefully at St. Scholastica Monastery in Boerne, TX on March 27, 2021. She was born in Red Rock, Texas on December 11, 1929, one…

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The Lord has Risen! Alleluia, Alleluia!

The Benedictine Sisters wish all of you a blessed and peaceful Easter!  May the Risen Savior inject hope in each of your hearts as we continue to live in these unsettling times. In the midst of the pandemic, and all…

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Palm Sunday

The Passion of Christ we hear this Sunday is not unlike the experience of many who have been infected and died of Covid-19 and those that mourn their loss. It is a difficult reality to comprehend. Just yesterday I was…

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Fifth Sunday of Lent

John 12:20-33 As we draw closer to Holy Week, the readings remind us of what is coming. In this reading, Jesus wants us to know that as we look at his death and ours as well, we are not talking…

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Feast of St. Benedict

Blessings to all from the Benedictine Sisters on this Feast Day of St. Benedict! We celebrated a day early as the Sisters gathered for our Community Meeting, followed by a special meal and lots of sharing.

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Fourth Sunday of Lent

John 3:14-21 In order to understand today’s section of this Gospel, one must read the entire gospel.  In this chapter of John, we find Nicodemus, a Jewish leader, coming to Jesus for spiritual direction in the middle of the night.…

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Third Sunday of Lent

John 2:13-25 What makes Jesus so angry in the gospel today? Exchanging money to purchase animals for sacrifice at the Temple had been a long-held tradition. “Stop making my father's house a marketplace,” Jesus says. Jesus was offended by the…

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