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Create your Own Sunshine!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections One of the smiling discoveries of some profound encouragement for reflection has been the little packages of Splenda … and the message written on the backside of

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We Need an Eraser!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.” (Meister Eckhart) I began to read Dag Hammarskjold’s book called “Markings” again after a long time had

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Programs and Groups

Companions Program

Spend a year in God’s Rhythm. Do you want to experience life in community, learn more about prayer, serve others, and take monastic values out into the world?
In-person and online programs offered.

A Home For The Heart Capital Campaign

Click the button to learn more about the Guest House Renovations and to donate.

Thank you for your support!

Prayer Requests

Do you have prayer requests that you would like to share with the Sisters?
The Sisters will remember your intentions in a special way for a week during their daily worship.

Submit intentions to:

Meditation Group

Come away and rest awhile.

Whether you are a beginner in contemplative prayer, or a seasoned contemplative, we welcome you to join our online meditation group.

When: Sundays at 7:30pm EST 
Cost: Free.

To join us, or to find out more, please email

Upcoming Events

All retreats and quiet days at St. John’s Convent take place in the milieu of a contemporary monastic community which has a daily rhythm of prayer. All guests are invited to take part in the daily Eucharist, and those staying overnight may like to join us in the Divine Office (Morning Prayer, Evening Prayer, and Compline).