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We are...

a community of Benedictine Sisters in Mt. Angel, Oregon.  We are women who have responded to the call to live in community according to the Gospel and the Rule of St. Benedict.  Together we seek God in a balanced life of prayer and work, simplicity, hospitality, and service.

Our Gift Shop is open to the public.  Masks are required for entry.  Come and check out our selection of handmade crafts, including prayer shawls, necklaces, rosaries, knitted hats and much more!  Can't visit in person?  You can call and place an order over the phone or visit our Online Gift Shop.  Call the number below to learn more or to place an order.

Call (503) 845-2556
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Now Open to the Public


Pray With Us

We invite you to join us for prayer.  Our Chapel is open to fully vaccinated guests or you can subscribe to Monastery Lectio - a weekly spiritual blog written by the sisters.  Click below to subscribe today!


Gift Shop

The Benedictine Sisters Gift Shop offers an assortment of religious arts and crafts handmade by our Sisters.  Items include prayer shawls, rosaries, love boxes, greeting cards, bracelets, books and more.  

Call (503) 845-2556

Upcoming Events & Retreats

Join us for Prayer of the Heart, Dream Group or one of our other great monthly workshops.  We also offer a number of retreats on topics such as journal writing, the spirituality of ecology, and contemplation.


Stay With Us

Private, Day and Private Directed Retreats available for guests who have been fully vaccinated.  Click below to learn more.


Walk the Grounds

Queen of Angels Monastery was built in 1888 and is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Our grounds are open to the public (as long as you social distance).  Talk a walk around our beautiful grounds!

Walk the Grounds

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction:  Contact Sister Dorothy Jean Beyer 503 991-9299 or or Sister Joan Pokorny 503 949-6284 or for an appointment by phone or Zoom.

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Prayer Requests

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Mother Bernardine Wachter, OSB

Foundress of the Benedictine Sisters of Mt. Angel (April 19, 1918)

"Let us pause to contemplate and admire the beauty, the grandeur of the feelings that inspired [Jesus} and let us often unite our work with His."

Icon by Sister Angela Meister, OSB

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