strive to live the spirit of the first Christian communities. Following
the Rule of St. Benedict they lead a life of "Ora et Labora" (Pray
and Work) in unity and joy at the service of the Church.
Sisters make Christ the center of their life with a daily schedule
organized around the Mass, the Liturgy of the Hours, Lectio Divina
and personal prayer.
guide visitors through the catacomb the Benedictines provide them
with an opportunity to feel and see first hand the faith that animated
the earliest Christian communities. Loyal to the spirit of Vatican
II the Benedictines of Priscilla offer a place for encounters and
fraternal communion to the faithful of all denominations. Many representatives
of sister Churches gather in pilgrimage at the catacombs to find the
roots of one common faith.
operate a photography laboratory at the service of sacred archaeology.
With the production of liturgical vestments the
Benedictines of Priscilla collaborate with priests throughout the
The sisters organize and assist with
retreats and days of prayer in their retreat house at Montefiolo as
well as in their monasteries at Rome and San Felice Circeo. They welcome
women who would like to make a monastic experience in their community.