Find the Priory Fiber Arts crew at BEARzaar!

Don’t miss the big annual holiday BEARzaar at Olympia High School on Saturday, November 23rd from 9:00am – 4:00pm. The Priory Fiber Arts booth will be loaded with irresistible gifts, all handmade or hand painted. Many other handcraft… Read More

Autumn Reflections on the Grounds of St. Placid

He made the moon to mark the seasons; the sun knows its time for setting. -Psalm 104:19 Recently one of our members spent some time outside with a camera, capturing the Fall beauty on the grounds of St…. Read More

Sister Inés Nieves Sancho

Compiled by Sister Mary Giles Mailhot, OSB to be read at the Liturgy of the Hours at St. Placid Priory   Sister Inés Nieves Sancho was a 77 year old French-Spanish nun who taught impoverished women and girls… Read More


In early April, eight young Catholic women spent a weekend at St. Placid Priory in more focused discernment of a religious vocation. Six Catholic Sisters from various orders facilitated the weekend, giving the young women information about what… Read More


St. Placid Oblates started their new year of meetings September, 2018. This year we have five Oblate candidates. During the course of this year they will meet with their Sister mentor and their Oblate mentor as they study… Read More

3rd Annual Art Show and Sale!

The Sisters of St. Benedict at St. Placid Priory in Lacey host the third annual Images of Peace Art Show and Sale. Friday May 3, 7:30 – 9:00 is the Gala to celebrate the artists, the art, and… Read More

February 2019 Newsletter

February Newsletter St. Placid Priory’s February 2019 Newsletter is now on our website. Take a look to see what’s been happening with our community, to plan your next retreat or to browse through our programs and workshops offered… Read More


Kitty and Roger Schiltz make regular trips to Tanzania to work especially with children. They’ve been doing this for several years and this year they shared their Christmas letter with us. Please take a moment to see what they’ve been… Read More