RUMMAGE SALE – Sat. Apr. 29

Our big annual Rummage Sale is this week! We’re getting ready now, and we will open the doors on Saturday morning April 29 at 8:00 AM sharp. We have some interesting items in excellent condition–and lots of bargains…. Read More

Viva! A Weekend Discernment Retreat

The 6th annual Viva! retreat for single Catholic women who are exploring a call to become a Sister will be held May 6-7, beginning 9:30 Saturday morning with check-in, and ending Sunday at 3 pm or earlier. To… Read More

Images of Peace in Our World Art Show and Sale

St. Placid Priory is pleased to announce it’s first annual Art show and sale: Images of Peace in Our World. Twenty area artists will exhibit works that speak to the places, people and situations where peace can be… Read More

Christian & Muslim Understandings of Spiritual Practices

Sunday March 26, 2017 1:30-3:00 PM St. Placid Priory Multi-Purpose Room Christian and Muslim spiritual practices share the primary intention of growing closer to God. We will explore Muslim and Benedictine Christian teachings regarding prayer and spirituality, and… Read More

Newsletter – February 2017

Take a look at the new newsletter that was just published in February!  Learn about our upcoming art show with peace as its theme on May 19th, the fun evening shared with the Priory’s daily mass attendees, and… Read More

August 2013 Newsletter

Our August 2013 newsletter has been published, both in hard copy and online.  If you’d like to keep up with the news of our community or have news of what’s happening in programs and retreats at the Priory… Read More


Come join the Sisters to listen to your call from Scripture and to hear about Benedictine community from the Prologue of the Rule of Benedict. Experience being with the Sisters in reflection time, prayer, dialogue, work and leisure…. Read More

2017-2019 Listening with the Spirit (LWS)

Listening with the Spirit 2017-2019 is a two-year formation/discernment process to become a spiritual director. A detailed, four-page Overview of Call with information about the two years is available, as is the Listening with the Spirit Brochure and an Application… Read More

Sister Julian Makes First Profession

On July 11, 2016, our Candidate Maureen Cleary made her first Monastic Profession at St. Placid Priory.  She took the name Julian for St. Julian of Norwich, and is now known among us as Sister Julian. We welcome… Read More


Lots of fun at the Schafer Meadows Fiber Festival at the Grays Harbor County Fairgrounds in Elma this year! Here are some pictures of needle-felted and other fiber art from the Priory Knitters & Spinners:  2016-schafermeadows