skip to Main Content

Federation of St. Scholastica

St. Scholastica Monastery in Boerne, Texas is one of 17 Monasteries of Benedictine Women that comprise the Federation of St. Scholastica. Established on February 25, 1922, the Federation provides autonomous Monasteries with a great deal of support. Elected leaders promote unity among members,…

Read More

All Saints Day and All Souls Day

On November 1 and 2 and throughout the month of November we will remember and celebrate the lives of those who have gone before us. “The Souls of the just are in the hand of God and no torment shall…

Read More

Prayer for Peace on Election Day

The Benedictine Sisters are one of more than 175 congregations of women religious who will be praying for peace for 24 hours on Election Day, November 3, 2020. We invite our Oblates and ALL to join us to pray throughout…

Read More

Prayer for this Election Year

God of all, in this year of election, in these days of discernment, IGNITE us with the fire of your love. ENFLAME our hearts with courage to embrace dialogue that transforms and truth that frees. KINDLE our love with kindness…

Read More

Day of the Dead

Celebrating All Souls Day by Sister Frances Briseño The Day of the Dead (el Día de los Muertos), is a Mexican holiday where families welcome back the souls of their deceased relatives for a brief reunion that includes food, drink…

Read More

Reflection for November 2020

The Mass readings for November are leading up to the Lord’s coming as we prepare for the Advent season, the season of hope. In Matthew’s Gospel, Jesus begins with the Beatitudes. We can all be blessed if we hunger and…

Read More

The Choices We Make

Reflection by Sister Sylvia Ahr, OSB October 2020 Regarding the parable and the tenants who did not produce any fruit from the vineyard they tended, the question for us is “Where will be when God calls us?” Will we be…

Read More
Black Lives Matter Demonstration

Standing for Racial Equality

The Benedictine Sisters of Boerne, TX, stand in solidarity with the movement of Black Lives Matter. We believe God created all people equal in God’s own image and likeness. Every human being is sacred in God’s eyes and thus we…

Read More

Discerning During the Pandemic

On behalf of all of the Sisters, I pray you and your families are well! As we do our best to faithfully keep in touch, I want to share with you a Reflection from LCWR. It invites us all to…

Read More

5th Anniversary of Laudato Si’

This week is the 5TH anniversary of Laudato Si', and it begins a yearlong celebration of "Laudato Si', on care for Our Common Home." In early March, Francis invited the world's 1.2 billion Catholics to take part in Laudato Si'…

Read More
Back To Top