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A Message from Sister Esther Fangman, Prioress

Palm Sunday (April 2): 10:15 am – gather at the Dooley Center entrance for the procession to the choir chapel

The following will be held in St. Scholastica Chapel (enter through St. Cecilia):

Holy Thursday (April 6): 7:30 pm
Good Friday (April 7): 3:00 pm
Easter Vigil (April 8): 8:00 pm
Easter Sunday (April 9): 10:30 am


Our vision is a future of hope created by living the Rule of St. Benedict as we respond to the needs of the times.


Our mission is to seek God through community life, prayer, ministry, and care for all creation. 

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