Intercultural journey in religious communal life imperative in our times
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Intercultural journey in religious communal life imperative in our times

Living as an intergenerational and intercultural community makes life colorful for us Sisters in the Maria Droste Contemplative Community. We range in age from our thirties to eighties. We represent four cultures: United States, South Korea, Japan and the Philippines. Province Leader Sr. Madeleine Munday invited Sr. Gayle Lwanga Crumbley, RGS, and each of us…

Pilgrims widened the doors of Contemplative Sisters’ hearts

Pilgrims widened the doors of Contemplative Sisters’ hearts

Pilgrims prayed with the Contemplative Sisters of the Good Shepherd at Maria Droste Convent in St. Louis on August 9, 2016. Sisters welcomed the 55 pilgrims to their chapel in response to the Holy Year of Mercy. The pilgrims traveled more than 80 miles from their parish in Farmington, Missouri, to pray with the Sisters. The…

The Rosary Makers
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The Rosary Makers

Rosary makers at the Maria Droste Contemplative Community in St. Louis crafted more than 100 rosaries in recent weeks, after having said yes when the St. Louis Archdiocese asked women religious for 700 handmade rosaries for its upcoming annual appeals luncheon. Benefactors of the Archdiocese will receive the special rosaries at the luncheon as thank you gifts for…