Programs and Events
The Benedictine Sisters offer occasional days of retreat and spirituality programming.
For information about the Annual Testimonial Dinner, click here.
A Free Will Offering can be made for the following Programs and Events offered by the Benedictine Sisters of Chicago here -
"Listen" Discernment Weekend (Virtual)
Young single women (18-50 years old) are invited to "Listen" Discernment Weekend (Virtual)
"Listen" is the first word of the Rule of Benedict and is at the heart of discernment. We will spend time this weekend exploring the many ways God calls to us and the practices we can use to hear God's voice.
May 21, 7:00 p.m.-May 23 10:00 a.m.
Sessions will be held over Zoom with ample time for offline personal reflection.
R.S.V.P with Sister Belinda Monahan, OSB firstname.lastname@example.org
A Deeper Look at Fratelli Tutti in Spite of its Title
Please join Sister Patricia Crowley, OSB each month for a reflection and participatory hour on Pope Francis’ encyclical, Fratelli Tutti.
Join us on the third Thursday of the month (Beginning Feb. 2021) from 7:00-8:00 p.m. via Zoom.
For more info or to register, contact: Sister Patricia Crowley, OSB, 773.764.2413 x248 or email@example.com
Learn the spiritual practice, of Lectio Divina, an ancient form of reading and praying with Scripture. This monthly evening practice, in a group setting, is perfect for those who are new to Lectio Divina or those who would like to have a little more practice.
First Thursday of the month beginning in Feb. 2021. 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. via Zoom.
Scripture passages will be provided. Bring a journal if you wish!
To learn more or to register, contact Sister Patricia Crowley, OSB, 773.764.2413 x248 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Attend Your Reunion
SSA Chicago graduates meet every five years for their reunions. In 2021 we will celebrate the classes ending in '6 and '1 over a weekend in September or October, TBD.
For more information visit the Reunion page here.
Our community has taken corporate stands against the death penalty, torture, excess military expenditures, and human trafficking. We also participate in activities to promote racial justice and compassionate immigration policy and are a sponsoring member of 8th Day Center for Justice. If you would like to be notified of future events so you can join in our justice efforts, please email Sister Benita Coffey and asked to be placed on her list.
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