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Upcoming Vocations Events:

Easter Triduum Journey: April 13-16, Thursday 3:00 p.m. to Sunday 1:30 p.m.

The Triduum (three days) Holy Thursday, Good Friday, Holy Saturday, and Easter Sunday commemorates the death and Resurrection of Jesus the Christ. Join our community in worship and prayer.

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.

To learn more and reserve a space at these events, call Vocations Director Sister Bernadette Stang at 208-962-5003 or email vocations@stgertrudes.org.



A Nun’s Life Ministry

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!