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Vocation Events and On-Going Opportunities

Vocation Events and On-going Opportunities

Vocation EventsNext retreat September 22-24, 2017

A discernment retreat is for you IF:

  • You desire to deepen your prayer life as a way of listening to God
  • You desire some guidance in the ways of discernment
  • You feel drawn to consider religious life

To register and for more information contact S. Clarice Korger. New Retreat Brochure listed: Exploring Religious Life: Listening in ContextTo learn more about future discernment retreats head over to the Upcoming Events page.

2018 Discernment Retreats

  • Friday, January 26th – Sunday, January 28th
  • Friday, March 23rd – Sunday, March 25th (Palm Sunday)
  • Friday, June 22nd – Sunday, June 24th

Volunteer and Service Opportunities

Think about spending some time as a Residential Volunteer.

Sisters and MMC Students on Service Trip–Read about their experiences on a service trip hereTake a look at the Service Trip experience on our YouTube channel


Come and See A short term experience in monastic living for women who wish to know more about religious life in a monastic setting.

Monastic Experience An in-depth introduction to the monastery and schedule of the Yankton Benedictines. Can be a weekend to a month in length.

Interested in a Come and See or Monastic Experience? This video goes into further details what each means and other aspects of the Monastery and what you can expect. Orientiation Video Below:


 

Vocation Events

Megan and Piper help out Sister Marcine and Mary in the Bakery

In June 2014 Stacie, Piper and Megan spent a week with us doing a Monastic Experience.  A Monastic Experience is an in-depth introduction to Benedictine spirituality and monastic living.  This way they come to know our prayer life, our Sisters and opportunities to share in some of the monastic work.  While here, they joined the Sisters in the Liturgy of the Hours and Holy Mass.  They had opportunities for discernment, various types of prayer such as Lectio Divina and Centering prayer, spiritual direction and the steps for entrance into the monastery.  In addition they joined the Sisters in various monastic ministries such as the bakery, the garden and care of our elderly Sisters.  In the evenings they shared in the various living groups of the Sisters.  It was a joy to have them and they will be back for occasional visits.

 

Vocation Events

Stacie helped out in the Care Center Activity Room during snack time. Sisters Pierre and Elmera enjoyed the fruits of her labor.

Contact S. Clarice Korger for more information. Or you may submit inquiries on the form on the Vocation home page.

Vocations — Join us!

Find out what it takes to be ONE HEART in loving Jesus, your Sisters, and the world.

SHM Volunteer Program | Join us in ministry!

Come and explore our incredible setting as a Resident Volunteer!

Benedictine Sisters
Sacred Heart Monastery
1005 W. 8th St.
Yankton, SD 57078
605-668-6000

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