Program goals of Novice program are to experience the unity and diversity of Benedictine communities, explore some essential elements of the Benedictine monastic way of life, listen with the ear of the heart to the call towards transformation, and to experience peer support and feedback in living the Rule of Benedict. Goals of the Directors program are to experience peer support, share with other directors regarding specific topics and/or areas of expertise, to be supportive for the novice as she experiences the program.
NADI 2017: May 16-26, 2017 at Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove, IN Directors: Sr. Anne Louise Frederick, Beech Grove, IN and Sr. Mary Colleen Schwarz, Colorado,Springs, CO
BSWR - Benedictine Spirituality Workshop and Retreat Workshop and retreat for temporary professed sisters anticipating perpetual monastic profession by at least nine months.
BSWR 2017: June 30 – July 16, 2017 atAnnunciation Monastery in Bismarck, ND Directors: Sr. Agatha Muggli, Bismarck, ND and Sr. Teresa Jackson, Cottonwood, ID