FR. GERARD KIRSCH, OSB

Fr. Gerard Kirsch of St. Martin’s Abbey, Lacey, was the chaplain for St. Placid Priory for more than 40 years. He was faithful, kind and generous. He had a prodigious memory for names and dates, including pertinent details… Read More

SISTER ANNA-CAMILLE MAKES FIRST PROFESSION

Sister Anna-Camille Wooden made First Profession of her Monastic Promise on January 15, 2020, the Feast of St. Placid, in our chapel at Evening Praise. She read her promise document in the presence of God and the Benedictine… Read More

ST. PLACID RECEIVES TWO IN OBLATE RITUAL

On September 8, 2019, Jessika Satori made her oblation in a ritual at Evening Praise in the presence of the community. She is now an Oblate of St. Benedict at St. Placid Priory. At this same ritual, Laura… Read More

Sister Inés Nieves Sancho

Compiled by Sister Mary Giles Mailhot, OSB to be read at the Liturgy of the Hours at St. Placid Priory   Sister Inés Nieves Sancho was a 77 year old French-Spanish nun who taught impoverished women and girls… Read More

YOUNG WOMEN DISCERN RELIGIOUS VOCATION

In early April, eight young Catholic women spent a weekend at St. Placid Priory in more focused discernment of a religious vocation. Six Catholic Sisters from various orders facilitated the weekend, giving the young women information about what… Read More

OPENING WIDE OUR HEARTS

Sunday, April 7 at 2:00 pm, Patty Bowman, Executive Director of Intercommunity Peace and Justice Center, Seattle, will discuss the recent pastoral letter by the United States Catholic Bishops, “Open Wide Our Hearts: The Enduring Call to Love.”… Read More

February 2019 Newsletter

February Newsletter St. Placid Priory’s February 2019 Newsletter is now on our website. Take a look to see what’s been happening with our community, to plan your next retreat or to browse through our programs and workshops offered… Read More

A LETTER FROM KITTY & ROGER

Kitty and Roger Schiltz make regular trips to Tanzania to work especially with children. They’ve been doing this for several years and this year they shared their Christmas letter with us. Please take a moment to see what they’ve been… 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