Benedictines Magazine

Benedictines Magazine is a journal exploring issues of interest to monastic women and men. It contains articles on scripture, spirituality, community life, ministry, prayer and liturgy. Begun in 1946, it was originally titled The Benedictine Review. The founding editor was Sister Imogene Baker, renowned for her scholarship and leadership in the monastic world. For over fifty years, five editors have carried on the tradition of reflecting contemporary monastic perspectives and suggesting future possibilities.

Benedictines welcomes both new subscribers and new material for publication. Manuscripts of articles and poetry should be sent in Word format, and articles ordinarily should not exceed 5000 words. Copies of new books in relevant areas are also welcomed for review. To subscribe, contact the editor, Sr. Jennifer Halling, at One-year subscriptions (2 issues per year) are $17 in the U.S., $20 in Canada or Mexico, and $2 2outside North America, with all payments in US dollars only.

Full editions of the several recent copies of the magazine are available online. Benedictines Magazine welcomes original manuscripts. Submissions can be sent as an email attachment in rtf or Word format to A short bio should accompany the manuscript.