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Welcome!July 2013 Benedictine Sisters of Mother of God Monastery

We are a community of Benedictine women known as Mother of God Monastery of Watertown, South Dakota.


Check us out and get to know us better by moving through these pages of information about our community. If you’re in the area, come join us for daily mass!



Monastery Chaplain Position

The Mother of God Monastery Benedictine Sisters are currently searching for an ordained Catholic priest in good standing with his local Ordinary and/or Religious Superior to be our chaplain beginning July 1, 2014 (negotiable). To learn more about this position, please contact Prioress Marlene Minnaert at




Holy Week Schedule

The following are the public Mass times for Holy Week here at the Monastery. All are welcome.


Wednesday, April 16
8:00PM – Tenebrae
Thursday, April 17
4:30PM – Holy Thursday Mass
Good Friday, April 18
2:00PM – Good Friday Service
Holy Saturday, April 19
8:30PM – Easter Vigil Mass
Easter Sunday, April 20
11:00AM – Easter Sunday Mass

For any questions, please call the Monastery at 605.882.6600