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

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

Distinguished Alum of the Year

Sister Sharon McDonald‘s family has six generations of membership history at Visitation Catholic Church in Tacoma.  Visitation School chose Sister Sharon for their 2013 Distinguished Alumni of the Year award.  Sister Sharon, accompanied by Sister Maureen O’Larey, was… Read More

Golden Jubilee

Sister Sharon McDonald, OSB and Sister Lucy Wynkoop, OSB celebrated 50 years of vowed Benedictine monastic life this year.  They renewed their Monastic Promise  on July 11, and on July 14 family and friends came to help us… Read More

The 1,000th Sheep

We marked the creation of our 1,000th Sheep at the Epiphany Party, January 8, 2012.  Jim Christianson told the story, awards were given and songs sung in joyful celebration of this milestone.