Being Present

The children love Father Greg. He’s always taking time to listen and play with them. Today he invited us up during the homily to tell the students a story with a puppet. We all loved it. Father Greg embodies the Benedictine value of being present to others, by listening with the ear of the heart (St. Benedict said that!).

I love sharing my life as a Catholic Benedictine Sister with others. Call or write me any time to ask me questions!! 🙂

Introducing Me!

I am Sister Stefanie MacDonald a Catholic Benedictine Sister of St. Mary Monastery in Rock Island, Illinois who teaches preschool at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Academy in East Moline. Before I became a Sister, I taught Kindergarten at St. Pius X School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. I love teaching … but almost didn’t become a teacher. Continue Reading