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Yankton Benedictines

Peace Center Retreats

Come apart and rest awhile. Renew your relationship with God in our monastic space. 

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Oblate Information

“Seek first the Kingdom of God.” Become an Oblate — Share our Benedictine Spirit.

Monastery Gift Shop

We invite you to Browse and Buy. A variety of items are available from various vendors to Sister Made items.



Morning Prayer 8:30 a.m.

Mass 10:00 a.m.

Evening Prayer 5:00 p.m.


Monday through Friday

Morning prayer 7:00 a.m.

Mass at 11:15 a.m.

Evening Prayer at 5:15 p.m.

Current Prayer Intentions

Prayers of the Faithful and current prayer intentions of the community
For the Church: that she may lead us in peace and hope through the turmoil of these days. We pray to the Lord
For our civic leaders, that they may work together for the good of all people. We pray to the Lord
For Sisters Clarice Korger and Kathy Burt as they celebrate 25 years of monastic life. We pray to the Lord
For all the sick and suffering, especially for S. Jacquelyn Ernsters and for those with COVID, that they may be comforted and cared for, We pray to the Lord.
For an end to the COVID pandemic and for all health care workers, that they may have the protection, supplies and courage needed as they serve the seriously ill, We pray to the Lord.
For all our relatives and friends who have died, especially for S. Victorine Stoltz and S. Wilma Lyle, We pray to the Lord.
For the special intentions mentioned in our petition book and those that submit prayer requests online, We pray to the Lord

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We are Benedictine women of Yankton, SD, sharing our gift of seeking God through prayer, work, study and community life.

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As Benedictine women of Yankton we are called each day to:

  • Embrace the Mystery of God
  • Live a life of transformation
  • Become more Christ-like

– Prioress Sister Maribeth Wentzlaff