Queen of Peace Benedictines
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The Benedictines of Mary, Queen of Peace strive to live a communal live guided by the Rule of Saint Benedict with an apostolic outreach. Concretely, this means that our life centers around singing the Divine Office in community, with other monastic values of silence, prayerful reading (lectio divina), study and manual labor. At the same time, part time forays to lecture, teach or give retreats in schools or parishes are a positive way we can contribute to building up the Body of Christ through evangelization in the 21st century. 687 Moss Road, Rutherfordton, NC 28139  704-827-2490  qopbenedictines@gmail.com

For more information, please feel free to call us or send us a message using the email above. Someone will be in touch with you as soon as possible. God bless you.

Our New Home!

After years of wandering in our own “desert” hoping one day to settle down in our own “promised land,” we found this year (2017) a little farm in Rutherford County, NC, with 7 acres on a hilltop overlooking the Blue Ridge…

An Addition to Our Home!

We have been using our lower level for a temporary chapel until we could build a proper extension for the chapel. Thanks be to God, construction got underway in earnest on March 1st. The first level will contain the chapel,…