Friends and supporters of the Monastery of St. Gertrude are gathering for the first “Puget Sound Area Circle” in order to extend the monastery’s presence as a sanctuary of peace, spirituality and God-centered living to your area.

BE a part of the first ever “Puget Sound Area Circle” gathering of friends of St. Gertrude’s.
~ Gather, meet and share with others who are friends and supporters of the monastery.
~ Learn and discuss what Benedictine spirituality can teach you about leading a more balanced life.
~ Hear the stories of sisters, employees and oblates of St. Gertrude’s who live in the Puget Sound region.
~ Explore specific ways you can become more connected with St. Gertrude’s, even from a distance.
~ Learn how the Monastery of St. Gertrude is becoming a monastery for the future and a center for
“monks in the world.”

Saturday, September 12th at St. Jude’s Catholic Church
10526 166th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052
10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with a light lunch served.
Bring a friend who might want to learn more
about the monastery.

We look forward to seeing you!
Sr. Betty Schumacher (Pastoral Associate, St. Jude’s, Redmond)
Sr. Teresa Jackson, (Membership Director, Monastery of St. Gertrude),
Theresa Henson (Monastery Communications Director, Vashon Island)
Oblate Pat Thrasher (Bellevue, WA)
Oblate Nikki Nordstrom (Kirkland, WA)

For more information or questions please contact Sr. Teresa Jackson,