CIB, September 7-14, Mexico – Sister Frances represented the Monastery of Our Lady of the Desert, as a guest, at the Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum (CIB) – 2019 Conference Meeting September 7-14, in Cuernavaca, Mexico. The purpose of the CIB is: 1. To promote mutual support and exchange of ideas and experience among Benedictine women on an international level and to foster the development of monasticism for women.
- To continue to develop the collaboration between the women’s communities and the Benedictine Confederation.
- To bring significant concerns of Benedictine women to the attention of the Confederation, the Synod of Presidents and the Congress of Abbots.
March 25, 2019 – Abbatial Blessing
Mother Hilda Scott osb receives an Abbatial Blessing from Bishop Brian Mascord. PHOTO: Daniel Hopper