Sister Norma Jean Edie's carved crucifix!

Welcome to Mount Saint Benedict Monastery

Imagine a place where hospitality and love overflow. You distinctly feel the presence of God. You stand in awe of the beautiful surroundings. That place is Mount Saint Benedict Monastery.


We, the Sisters of Saint Benedict, Crookston, Minnesota, are monastic women committed to living the Gospel and the Rule of Benedict. We strive for awareness of God through prayer, service, and reverence for all creation in a spirit of peace and joy.




Scripture of the Day

Reading daily the liturgical scriptures of the day enlivens our faith and helps focus each day on Gospel living.

Prayer Requests

We invite you to share your prayer requests and ensure you that the sisters will be remembering you in prayer.

cynthia aponte

Please pray for total healing of my body that all my blood tests come back normal that there be no sign of hepatitis nor cancer; that the rash on my body disappears completely. Thank you for your prayers.

Received: February 24, 2021

Sid Nelson

Please pray that I may be healed of hip pain- right side - due to a fall. Thank you and God bless you. Sid. Alabama.

Received: February 23, 2021


Would you please pray for all our intentions on our list? God bless you.

Received: February 21, 2021

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Contact Us

Mount Saint Benedict Monastery
620 E. Summit Avenue
Crookston, MN 56716

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Phone: (218) 281-3441

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