All guests who present themselves are
to be welcomed as Christ, who said:
“I was a stranger and you welcomed me.”
Rule of Benedict 53:1

We welcome you to the web site of the Benedictine Sisters of Baltimore, a community of monastic women who follow the Rule of Benedict. Through our prayer, Liturgy of the Hours, and a variety of ministries, we endeavor to bring the richness of a 1500 year tradition into today’s world. Sharing a common life at Emmanuel Monastery, we welcome all who seek God.


Seeking workers in a multitude of people, God calls out and says: “Is there anyone here who yearns for life and desires to see good days?” If your answer is “I do”…
(RB Prologue)

…then journey through our website!