Doing God’s work together — with one heart and one soul

Welcome to the Sacred Heart Monastery, home of the Yankton Benedictines.

If you are seeking a deeper relationship with God and lasting peace through Benedictine Monastic spirituality, you’ve come to the right place. The Sisters of Sacred Heart Monastery are here to help us all renew the spirit and connect with God. Learn more about our vibrant, thriving community where we live and work in the service of God, through the Holy Spirit.

 

Listening

Seeking God everywhere and in everything, every day of your life.

Hearts restless for God, join us.

Together

 Pursue and nurture peace, we’re doing it as a family; no Sister left behind.

In Monastic Life

Building up the Kingdom of God; if you’re called to it, there’s nothing better.

Consider Vocation

Explore what it takes to be a Yankton Benedictine; together with ONE HEART,  loving Jesus, your sisters, and the world.

Retreat at the Peace Center

Renew your relationship with God in our monastic space. Private, group, and overnight retreats.

Become an Oblate

“Seek first the Kingdom of God.” Become an Oblate and share our Benedictine Spirit, connecting and learning from each other. 

Silent Retreats at Peace Center

Visit the Gift Shop

Explore handmade keepsakes and spiritual art and literature. We invite you to Browse and Buy, including many Sister Made items.

A life of prayer is waiting for you

The call to religious life is unique for each and every person. We want to walk along this journey with you. Consider this your invitation.

Volunteer

It’s our job to model a willingness to serve, embrace opportunities, nurture strong relationships, and see the big picture. Learn more.

Testimonials

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