Ancient Artifact on Display at Historical Museum

by David Rauzi An artifact from the Cooper’s Ferry Excavation Site, a Western Stemmed Point that is dated to be approximately 13,000 years-old, can be viewed at the Historical Museum at St. Gertrude along with interpretive features. For archaeologists, artifacts being unearthed at the excavation site at Cooper’s Ferry outside Cottonwood, are indicating much older

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We are hiring!

Museum/Welcome Center/Gift Shop Manager Monastery of St. Gertrude seeks a Museum/Welcome Center/Gift Shop Manager to provide leadership and management at the Monastery in north central Idaho.  Position includes: Staffing front desk of the Monastery’s Welcome Center and Gift Shop. Liaison with staff and volunteers for daily operations of Museum, Welcome Center and Gift Shop. Provide leadership to

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Eulogy for Sister Agnes

by Sister Teresa Jackson Imagine if you will the scene from the Acts of the Apostles that we read. It’s outside of the Temple, it’s about 3:00, it’s probably hot, dusty, busy, crowded.  And this man is laying there, like he has for years, just trying to make some alms, some money to live on. And

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In Memoriam: Sister Agnes Reichlin

“All of life is a healing journey…..I do whatever I can to help people come to that.”Sister Agnes Reichlin was born into eternal life at 8:35 a.m. on July 22, 2020. She was 86 years old and had been a Benedictine sister for 67 years. She will be remembered for her influential career in nursing,

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Sisters Innovate, Adjust Ministries in a Pandemic

The Benedictine Sisters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude, both at home and as far away as Los Angeles, California, are finding new ways to minister to others amidst shelter-in-place orders, rising unemployment and homelessness, and the illness of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sister Maria Elena Schaefers, in her ministry to a local correctional institution, now

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A Foundation of Fortitude

Celebrating the centennial of the laying of the cornerstone of the chapel and beginning a major remodel to serve future ministries Drive along Highway 95 through the Camas Prairie in North Central Idaho and be immersed in a grand vista of rolling fields and distant, surrounding mountains. Structures seen along the highway reflect the pioneer

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Covid-19 Update

The leadership of the Monastery of St. Gertrude has considered the rise in Covid-19 cases throughout Idaho and beyond and has implemented new policies in order to promote the safety of sisters and guests.  Essentially, the Welcome Center, Historical Museum at St. Gertrude, Inn at St. Gertrude, and Spirit Center retreat facility are open with

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Caregivers Needed

CAREGIVERS NEEDED: Full- and part-time positions available. Provide care for multiple clients at the Monastery of St. Gertrude. All shifts available, including nights and weekends. To apply, please call 208.962.5053.

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