Thursday, February 16, 2012

New order of women religious in Diocese of Charlotte

MOUNT HOLLY — In a simple little home in Mount Holly – with the looks of the typical American dream: two stories and a two-car garage – something more than the American dream is being realized for a budding community of sisters following the Rule of St. Benedict.On Feb. 9, they were acknowledged by Bishop Peter J. Jugis as a "Private Association of the Faithful" within the Diocese of Charlotte.

It is the first step for the two Benedictine women religious – now known as the Benedictines of Mary Queen of Peace – who moved to Mount Holly last fall.

Continue reading in the Catholic News Herald.


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