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Come and See Week: July 9-16, Sunday 7:00 p.m. to Sunday 1:30 p.m.
Theme: The Heart of the Call
Spend a week with the Benedictine Sisters:
- Experience something of their life, prayer and work.
- Come to understand their charism.
- See some of their ministries.
- Learn the history of the community.
- Hear first-hand vocation stories of sisters.
- Enjoy leisure time in nature.
Vocations Cabin Experience, July 28-30, Friday 7:30 p.m. to Sunday 1:30 p.m.
If you are discerning a vocation as a Benedictine sister, please come to the summer cabin experience, July 28-30th. We will stay at our farmhouse, then brunch up at the cabin in the Monastery forest on Sunday morning. It will be a weekend of eating and playing and learning about monastic life at St. Gertrude’s!
To learn more and reserve a space at these events, call Vocations Director Sister Bernadette Stang at 208-962-5003 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A Nun’s Life Ministry delivered a live podcost from St. Gertrude’s (9/3/2015) featuring Sister Carlotta and Sister Bernadette. Listen and explore more vocations resources at the Motherhouse Road Trip!