Celebrating the Sisters of the order of St. Benedict

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March 27, 2015

During this Year of Consecrated Life, Pope Francis instructs Catholics to “look to the past with gratitude … live the present with passion… [and] embrace the future with hope.” The Visitor will to help commemorate the past, present and future of the religious communities housed in the St. Cloud Diocese, in the lead-up to the Mass for Consecrated Life at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 19 at St. Mary’s Cathedral in St. Cloud. This is the first in a series.

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Sister Michaela Hedican

By Kristi Anderson
The Visitor

You can’t move forward without knowing where you’ve been.

That’s what Benedictine Prioress Michaela Hedican believes. With more than a thousand sisters buried in the cemetery at St. Benedict’s Monastery in St. Joseph, the stories of the sisters who have come before her “take her breath away.”