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 doors may be closed to the public, but that doesn't mean you have to go without any of our unique gifts or handmade items.  Give us a call today at (503) 845-2556 for information on what items we have in stock or to place your order.  Items can be picked up curbside outside of the monastery or we can mail them to you.  All you pay for is the cost of shipping.   Give us a call today!

Call (503) 845-2556

To Place Your Order

Gift Shop Open for Phone Orders

No-contact Pick Up & Mail Delivery Options Available

Pray With Us

We invite you to join us for prayer.  Although our chapel is currently closed to the public, 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.  

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.  Your room is ready… but we are waiting until the monastery is open for guests and retreatants.

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!

Schedule a Prayer Walk

Connect one-on-one with one of our sisters.  This experience is unique to our monastery and allows you to connect, pray, meditate, and converse with a Benedictine Sister.  Start your journey today!

Spiritual Direction

Spiritual Direction:  Contact Sister Dorothy Jean Beyer 503 991-9299 or dorothyjeanb7@gmail.com or Sister Joan Pokorny 503 949-6284 or jpokornyqam23@gmail.com for an appointment by phone or Zoom.

Prayer Requests

Send Us Your Prayer Requests

Psalm 148 (Adapted for Earth Day)

by Sister Dorothy Jean Beyer, OSB

Praise the LORD!

Praise the LORD from the beautiful heavens!

     Praise him from the cloudy Oregon skies!

Praise him, all his mighty angels and archangels!

     Praise him, all saints of heaven!

Praise him, brilliant sun and super moon!

     Praise him, all you twinkling stars and luminous planets!

Praise him, cloudy skies above and swirling winds!

     Praise him, rain showers, rainbows and brilliant sunsets!

Let all creation give praise to the LORD,

Praise the LORD from Queen of Angels Monastery,

     you giant Sequoias, Douglas firs, and Weeping Willows,

Yellow Daffodils, Narcissus, Oregon Grape, and tiny purple Violets,

     Majestic Oaks, Incense Cedars, Apple and Pear trees that obey him,

Mt. Hood, Mt. Jefferson and Cascade Mountains,

     Willamette Valley, Columbia River, and Abiqua Falls,

Deer, cougar and bears, and all wild life,

     All small scurrying animals, cats, squirrels, and gold fish,

English Sparrows, Woodpeckers, Robins, squawking Crows,

     Black Birds on the wing,

Rulers of the earth and all people, all nations, big and small,

      All of us at Queen of Angels Monastery,

Oblates, donors, and retreatants, advisors, board of trustees, employees.

Let us all praise the name of the LORD.  For his name is very great; 

His glory showers the earth and heaven with abundance!  Praise the LORD!

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About Us

Queen of Angels Monastery

840 South Main Street

Mount Angel, Oregon 97362

(503) 845-6141


Please call for tours, daily prayer services,

private retreats, and workshop schedules.

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

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The Benedictine Sisters Tax ID No. 93-0387331

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