Saint Dominic’s Monastery — Dominican Nuns

Cloistered Contemplative Nuns of the Order of Preachers


Greetings in Christ Jesus! We are unable to gather in person for the Laetare Benefit again this year. We miss seeing all of you, and sharing the always joyful evening supporting the nuns.

The nuns continue to need our support, perhaps especially in the midst of the pandemic. They still have the same bills for utilities, health insurance and food they always had. We have decided to raise money for them via a virtual event. We are hoping you will be as generous as you have been in the past.

Please click here to register online through Faith Direct or click the button below to download a registration form.

“The monastery is the place guarded by God;
it is the dwelling place of His unique presence,
where the thrice-Holy God fills the entire space
and is recognized and honored as the only Lord.”
—Verbi Sponsa

A monastery of Dominican Nuns makes present the mission of the Order of Preachers: preaching and the salvation of souls. Through their hidden life of worship, silence, prayer, study and penance, the nuns witness to the reality of the Word of God while their brothers, the Dominican Friars, proclaim the Word in the pulpit, in the classroom and in the many parts of the world where they are sent to evangelize.

The desire of the nuns of St. Dominic’s Monastery is to continue to live a simple monastic life, faithful to the traditions of the Dominican Order, and to respond wholeheartedly to the direction set by the magisterium of the Church: a classical Dominican contemplative life, lived in the midst of the 21st century.

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If you are between the ages of 20 and 35 and think you might have a vocation to Dominican monastic life, please contact us through our website, by phone or by mail for further information.

St. Dominic’s Monastery
2636 Monastery Road
Linden, VA 22642
(540) 635-3259