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Only Sisters and employees allowed in monastery and chapel

June 12

In an abundance of precaution and to prevent the transmission of the coronavirus, we have decided to restrict access to St. Scholastica Monastery and Our Lady Queen of Peace Chapel.
A majority of Sisters are over 80, our corridors connect with the Benedictine Living Community next door, and Benet Hall within the monastery is a licensed assisted living facility.
We are following CDC and Minnesota Department of Health guidelines and proactively isolating the monastery to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to these susceptible populations.
Only Sisters and essential employees are allowed in the monastery buildings.
Access to the Monastery will be through the main entrance only from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Daily screening of persons coming into the building will be initiated at a station near the Information Desk.
Our prayers are with you as we face this new challenge… and your prayers would be appreciated for us.
Sister Beverly Raway, Prioress

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June 12
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“Listen carefully, my child, to your master's precepts, and incline the ear of your heart. Receive willingly and carry out effectively your loving father's advice, that by the labor of obedience you may return to Him from whom you had departed by the sloth of disobedience.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict