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Through the centuries God has called Benedictines to many forms of ministry. In our community we have been called to reach out to many different populations. Although not as active in ministry as we used to be, we continue to listen to God’s voice calling us to reach out to others.

Sister Ursula Herrera, OSB, welcomes migrant families with open arms to the Caridad de Corazón Mission House
in Eagle Pass, TX.
Sister Susan Mika, OSB, (center) and staff Linda and Ruben, work tirelessly together for Corporate Responsibility and Immigration Justice.
The Omega Retreat Center, Health & Wholeness Center, and Sisters’ Attic are three ministries on the grounds of the Benedictine Sisters in Boerne, TX.
Sister Bernice Lindsey, OSB, participates in a multi-faith Prison Fellowship Ministry, writing letters during the pandemic, and planning classes for future visits.
The Health & Wholeness Center offers a variety of activities that create life-changing benefits for members and guests ages fifty and older. New members are welcome!
Sister Bernadine Reyes, OSB, prepares to distribute scripture in English and Spanish at local nursing homes
and assisted living facilities.
Sister Ursula regularly delivers food and supplies to Soup Kitchens and Orphanages in Piedras Negras.
Sister Mary Agnes Zinni, OSB, leads a weekly Centering Prayer group that is open to the public. The group is on hold during the pandemic.
Sister Kathleen Higgins, OSB, enjoys keeping in touch with Friends of the Benedictines.

The Sisters have partnered with these organizations:

Interfaith Welcome Coalition – Sister Susan and staff are very active in the IWC, meeting the changing needs of asylum seekers, refugees, and at-risk immigrants in collaboration with others.


Hill Country Daily Bread – Sisters, staff, and members of the Health and Wholeness Center participate in food drives and back to school clothing drives for families and children in need in our local community.


Boerne Community Coalition – The Sisters donate space to the “Love Boerne Kids” summer and school holiday lunch program to help the 20% of children in our local communities who are food insecure.

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