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Welcome to the Monastery!

You have arrived at the monastery of the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary of Saint Benedict Center in Still River, Massachusetts. The 100 acre complex of the Center serves as the base for the various evangelizing apostolates of the communities of Brothers MICM and Sisters MICM in the spirit of Saint Louis Marie de Montfort’s Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary. Enjoy your visit!

Brothers MICM group

The Brothers

The Brothers, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary  live a life of Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary

Confirmations at Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel

The Chapel

Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel is blessed to have the Latin Tridentine Mass daily and is open to the public.

Sisters MICM group

The Sisters

The Sisters, Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary live a traditional active religious life of Total Consecration to Mary.

Living Tradition

Immaculate Heart of Mary Chapel was built by the Brothers in 1976 and has been blessed to have the Latin Tridentine Mass offered daily on its altar.

The monastery chapel is open to the public.

News & Events

Summer 2019 Newsletter

Summer 2019 Newsletter

The Summer 2019 "From the Center" Newsletter is rolling off the press right now!  It has been an eventful year so far! We have been watching preparations happen daily for the new addition on IHM School. With the new academic year beginning, and students packed into...

Clearing the Way!

Clearing the Way!

Preparations for the addition on Immaculate Heart of Mary School building for grades 1–8 are well under way here at Saint Benedict Center. As the final details get wrapped up, the Brothers have been preparing the site, chopping down pines and oaks and clearing...

Padre Pio Issue

Padre Pio Issue

The most recent issue of "From the Housetops" magazine has been published and printed right here at our monastery… and features the life of Saint Padre Pio! The tremendously popular saint, known simply as Padre Pio, was recognized as a means to miracles in his...

Showers of Grace

Showers of Grace

The Chapel was in full Marian decor, the grounds had been groomed to perfection and everything was looking beautiful… but when Sunday, May 12, the day scheduled for the May Procession arrived, it dawned cold, grey and drizzly. Despite the dreary forecast and rainy...

New Shop Website

New Shop Website

We are excited to present our new and improved website for True Devotionals Gift Shop! The lovely new layout does a nice job reflecting our shop's spirit of "True Devotion to Mary" and features our popular sterling silver rings and bracelets which were designed...

Eternal Promise

Eternal Promise

The feast of Our Lady of Lourdes on February 11, 2019 was celebrated with due solemnity at Saint Benedict Center and had the added glory of marking the Final Profession of two of our Sisters. After three years of First Vows, Sister Marie-Celine Kelly and Sister Mary...

Living Devotion

We are dedicated to living and promoting Total Consecration to Jesus through Mary as written in Saint Louis Marie de Montfort’s classic work: True Devotion to Mary.

Let our Gift Shop help you….

Live Your Consecration

Saint Benedict Center
$79.95

Sterling Silver
True Devotion Bracelet

Wear these Chains of Holy Slavery to Jesus through Mary if you have made your Total Consecration through the formula set forth by St. Louis  de Montfort in “True Devotion to Mary.”

$44.95

Sterling Silver
Ave Maria Pendant

“We never give more honor to Jesus than when we honor His Mother.” ~Saint Louis Marie de Montfort
A delicate piece of jewelry that any Catholic woman will love to wear!

$54.95

Sterling Silver
True Devotion Rings

Our exclusive True Devotion Rings are perfect reminders of your Total Consecration! Both Men’s & Women’s designs are made of sterling silver. Designed by the Slaves of the Immaculate Heart of Mary!

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“We never give more honor to Jesus than when we honor his Mother…” ~Saint Louis Marie de Montfort