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Only Sisters and employees allowed in monastery and chapel

July 9

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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July 9
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“And let them first pray together, that so they may associate in peace.”
–St. Benedict of Nursia, The Rule of Saint Benedict