St. Walburg Monastery

We Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery, faithful to our monastic profession, seek God in community, prayer and work.

We celebrate the presence of Jesus Christ and serve him in all God's people, the young and the old, the sick and the poor, the stranger and the guest.

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Links to News
 and Events

To view a Villa Madonna Academy history documentary produced by three of the graduating VMA seniors in their broadcast journalism class, go to

 It features Sr. Mary Carol Hellmann



The Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery

 are offering a retreat for women

 entitled Encountering Christ in the Psalms,

 Friday evening, May 29 to Sunday noon May 31

. The presenters are Sr. Dorothy Schuette

and Sr. Rosemary McCormack.

 The retreat will take place

 at St. Walburg Monastery

 in the Guest House with private rooms.

 Cost before May 15: $175.00

. Registration is limited.

 For further information please contact

 Sr. Dorothy Schuette

 at (859)-291-2288 or

Click here to see the brochure for the retreat.




Click here to read the Winter 2014 issue of LEAVEN.

Click here to read the Oblates fall newsletter 2014.

Click here for the brochure with 2013 updated rates for the St. Walburg Monastery Guest House.


To view the Villa Montessori School slide show on YouTube,

 click here.


To view the 2013 Statement on Immigration passed

by the Conference of Benedictine Prioresses

February 4, 2013, click here.



Arcadia Press has published The

Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg


To order a copy, email Sr.

Deborah Harmeling at or call her

 at 859-331-6771.

Proceeds from the book go to

The Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg


You can review the first chapter of the

 book at or







We have a  St. Walburg Monastery blog entitled Reflections from the School

for the Lord's Service. It is a multi-voice blog with different sisters posting every week. New posts will go up on

 Wednesdays. Click here to read.





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