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Current News and Events from Saint Benedict Center for Friends and Benefactors across the country.

Get Ready for the Bazaar!

Get Ready for the Bazaar!

The leaves are beginning to change here in Still River… and that means it's time to get ready for the annual Fall Bazaar and Giant Yardsale here at Saint Benedict Center! The fundraiser event will...

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Emma Lekovic, Postulant

Emma Lekovic, Postulant

The feast of Our Lady's Nativity, September 8, 2021, was the perfect time for a new beginning! Emma Lekovic was accepted as a Postulant of the Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary after...

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Happy Campers in Idaho!

Happy Campers in Idaho!

The state of Idaho again hosted both Montfort Boys Camp and Morning Star Girls Camp this summer on the same week… but ironically at completely opposite ends of the state! Read about both camps (and...

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Montfort Camp Season 2021

Montfort Camp Season 2021

The Montfort Camps, directed by the Brothers MICM, had a full attendance of campers and staff once again for the 2021 camp season! (Be sure to see the two videos below!) The season opened with a...

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Morning Star Camp: 40 Years!

Morning Star Camp: 40 Years!

The Sisters just finished up their 40th season of Morning Star Camp for Catholic Girls! The 2021 camp season featured four 1-week sessions for girls including a week of Leadership Camp, two weeks of...

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New! Damien of Molokai Issue!

New! Damien of Molokai Issue!

This is the timely story of Father Damien De Veuster, the intrepid priest who, instead of fleeing sickness to preserve his own health, rather gave his life for those suffering from the horrors of...

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Feast of Corpus Christi

Feast of Corpus Christi

In the providence of God, this year the feast of Corpus Christi fell on the last day of classes for the 2020-2021 academic year. For the first time in over a year the entire student body attended...

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Sponsa Christi!

Sponsa Christi!

On the feast of the Queenship of Mary, May 31, 2021, Sister Gabriel Marie made her Final Profession of Vows and Christel Lim was accepted as a Novice! What a perfect day for our Heavenly Queen!Read...

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Queen of the May

Queen of the May

Each day of May is "Mother's Day" for Our Lady here at Saint Benedict Center! The delightful weather and all the flowering trees and blossoms make the monastery grounds just about perfect! What an...

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Spring 2021 Newsletter

Spring 2021 Newsletter

The Spring 2021 "From the Center Newsletter" is going to press as we write! Soon it will be on the way to our subscribers in a lovely little packet from the monastery! Get a sneak peek by viewing it...

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Expansion Update Videos

Expansion Update Videos

Spring is here in Still River, and with the good weather comes great progress on the IHM School Expansion Project! As the 2020-2021 academic year wraps up, everyone watches the developments of the...

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Organ Donor

Organ Donor

On March 18, 2021, our 30 year-old organ at Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel was  replaced with a new Rodgers  organ that was given in memory of Rita Rose. The improved sound of the new organ...

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Lumen Christi!

Lumen Christi!

The Sacred Triduum was celebrated here at Saint Benedict Center in it's wealth of prayer and tradition. Thanks to Father Becker, and our host of well-trained altar boys, the sacred rites of Holy...

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Rose Window Work

Rose Window Work

The rose window in Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel has crowned the altar reredos since its installation in 1980. The window, featuring the Glorious Mysteries of the Rosary and the Immaculate Heart,...

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Easter Blessings

Easter Blessings

"The Easter proclamation spreads throughout the world with the joyful song of the Alleluia. Let us sing it with our lips, and let us sing it above all with our hearts and our lives, with a manner of...

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A New Site for the Sisters!

A New Site for the Sisters!

The Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Saint Benedict Center, are excited to announce their SistersMICM.com website! The new site, designed and executed by Sr. Marie Bernard, was...

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New! The Martin Family Issue

New! The Martin Family Issue

A unique issue of "From the Housetops Magazine" is getting ready to ship from Mancipia Press this week! The issue features the members of the Martin Family ~ the family that produced one of the most...

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Faith in Florida

Faith in Florida

Three Brothers brought a little bit of Montfort Camp down to the town of Ave Maria in Florida over February break, from February 13th to the 19th. The warm, 90-degree weather was only surpassed by...

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Sweet Still River

Sweet Still River

With lumber cut on our own sawmill, a lovely little sugar shack was constructed in the backyard of Saint Elizabeth’s Convent by the Brothers during the March lock down. This log cabin structure was...

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Morning Star in the Deep South

Morning Star in the Deep South

For the third year in a row, the Sisters have travelled to Louisiana during February break to bring some Morning Star activities and spirit! Each year the numbers of attendees have steadily grown!...

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Br. Louis Marie, Novice

Br. Louis Marie, Novice

On the feast of Our Lady of Lourdes, Matthew Bacon was accepted as a Novice of the Brothers MICM. During an evening Mass, Matthew approached the altar to receive the habit of a Brother Novice and a...

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Winter 2021 Newsletter

Winter 2021 Newsletter

Stay updated on news from our active Monastery! Check out the Winter 2021 Newsletter from Saint Benedict Center available now online!  The School Expansion Project has made great progress in the...

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Standing for Life

Standing for Life

The 2021 March for Life in Washington D.C. may have been “physically” cancelled but many mini-marches took place all over the country instead! Saint Benedict Center organized its own in nearby...

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Expansion: To the Top!

Expansion: To the Top!

With the New Year has come a lot of progress on the IHM School Expansion Project! On January 8th the crane arrived and the first section of roof trusses started going up! What an exciting day! It is...

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