2022 DISCERNMENT & ELECTION OF PRIORESS

Sister Angela Hoffman was elected prioress of St. Placid Priory on Saturday, June 11 after a two day discernment process under the guidance of the Holy Spirit and our facilitator, Sister Aileen Bankemper, Prioress of St. Walburg Monastery,… Read More

OUTDOOR SALE AT ST. PLACID!

For the first time in what seems like eons, the community at St. Placid Priory is planning a fun event. We’ll be outdoors in the parking lot with lots of art and woodcraft bargains. Woodcraft by our volunteer… Read More

SISTER ANGELA HOFFMAN OSB RECEIVES HONORARY DOCTORATE

Our Sister Angela Hoffman, OSB, an alumna of Saint Martin’s University who teaches and does research at the University of Portland, Portland, OR, has been chosen with two others to receive an honorary doctorate from Saint Martin’s University…. Read More

SPRING & SUMMER NEWSLETTER

St. Placid Priory’s Spring & Summer Newsletter is now online for your reading pleasure. Included is news of the Benedictine Sisters of Lacey, Sr. Laura’s book reviews, a note about Sr. Dorothy’s 25th Jubilee, and news from the… Read More

DEC. 3-4, 2021 VIRTUAL WOMEN’S RETREAT

A discernment retreat for women considering a religious vocation, coming up in December. Follow the link for more information:  VIRTUAL WOMEN’S RETREAT

DEATH PENALTY ATTACKS INVIOLABILITY AND DIGNITY OF THE PERSON

by Sister Julian Cleary In May of 2018, Pope Francis formally changed the official Catholic Church teaching on the death penalty from “if this is the only possible way of effectively defending human lives against the unjust aggressor”… Read More

VOCATION DISCERNMENT EVENTS, April 9 & 10

Are you discerning a call to religious life? The Archdiocese of Seattle and women religious are holding a virtual retreat for women discerning a vocation — Register Now! at https://tinyurl.com/SignUp-DiscernYourCall On Friday April 9, at 5 PM, the… Read More

ST. PLACID’S SPRING-SUMMER NEWSLETTER

Our 2021 spring and summer newsletter is now online for your reading pleasure.  You’ll find it HERE. Catch up with what we at the Priory have been up to,,,during the continuing Covid-19 saga. One thing we’re always up… Read More

FAITH AND RACIAL EQUITY

This timely JustFaith module will be facilitated by St. Placid Priory Oblates Anna and Brian Peterson via the Zoom conferencing platform. Wednesdays September 23 – November 25,  10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. For more information see this flyer… Read More

AUGUST 2020 NEWSLETTER

We thought our August newsletter this year might be a short one, but turned out we still had a lot to “show and tell” in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic. Although our retreat house is closed for the… Read More