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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.


Benedictine Sisters and Catholic Community Services Complete Sale of Historic Monastery

The Benedictine Sisters of Mount Angel and Catholic Community Services of the Mid-Willamette Valley and Central Coast (CCS) today (12/27) announced the official closing of the sale of Queen of Angels Monastery in Mt. Angel to CCS. The monastery, built in 1888, has been the home of the Benedictine Sisters as well as their central offices from which they undertook an impressive number of endeavors for the greater good including the Shalom at the Monastery retreat ministry, the Benedictine Nursing Center next door, and St. Joseph Shelter/Mission Benedict across the street.


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.


Gift Shop

The Benedictine Sisters Gift Shop offers prayer shawls, rosaries, baby blankets, scarves, and scrubbies made by our sisters.

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.

Video: Sisters Transfer Care of Queen of Angels to Catholic Community Services in Special Ceremony

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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