A Season of Jubilee: 100 Years of Service And Still Going Strong

April 19th, 2017|0 Comments

On June 24th, 1917, the Congregation was established. It has been nearly 100 years and the Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict have continued to embody the principles of Ora et Labora which is interpreted as prayer and work. 23 of these approximately 300 sisters are located among the beautiful landscape of Huntington, NY. They reside in St. Joseph's House and have no reservations about being one of the 39 beacons of light that shine throughout the world through established Houses erected in Poland, Ukraine, Brazil, Ecuador, and the USA. They are unified as one and, yet, are many. For they [...]

Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict Are U.S. Citizens

April 27th, 2017|0 Comments

On April 27th of the year 2017, four Missionary Sisters of St. Benedict became naturalized U.S. citizens. It was a Thursday morning when all was calm except the stirring of emotions within four of God's angels on earth. These 2 Ukrainian and 2 Polish nuns were filled with excitement as they entered the federal building in Central Islip, NY. It was the day that they had longed for and the moment had finally come after a long wait for them to raise their right hands and declare that they were a U.S. citizen. After waiting for hours along side many [...]


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