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Saint Emma Monastery, Greensburg

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Saint Emma Monastery (founded 1931) is a Roman Catholic retreat house and monastery for the Sisters of Saint Benedict of Westmoreland County, located in Greensburg, Pennsylvania.

The current Prioress is Mother Mary Anne Noll OSB.

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  • Loved the grounds and the monastery and the chapels,,,the nuns and the volunteers were so kind and helpful and we toured the bed and breakfast which you can stay in that was owned by the Shaw family....  more »
  • This is my first experience of a weeklong silent retreat and, St Emma's Monastery is the perfect location. The Benedictine Nuns provide a gracious, friendly welcome, underscoring a warm and saintly...  more »
  • Looking for a space to catch your breath and step back from the hectic world? Look no further. There are spacious grounds you can walk, a quiet chapel to pray, a religious gift and book shop as well.....  more »
  • The sisters strive to "receive each guest as Christ" and Mother Mary Anne and Mrs Henry both did just exactly that. May our Lord Jesus continue to bless this holy place.
  • Seton Hill College physics professor Abby Bogdan volunteering with students, Mother Mary Anne, OSB (Order of Society of St Benedict) and me Carol Young, researcher, writer & editor finishing the non-fiction book Pears for Breakfast. Want to finish a project, get prayer time, volunteer, or become part of a 1,500 + year tradition - spend quality and/or discernment time at St Emma Monastery, Greensburg, PA! The Benedictine Sisters are in it to win it as to helping you become who you are by their prayers, their example, their goodness and love.
  • Great place to get quiet with God
  • Love this place. The sister are great!
  • A piece of Heaven on earth ;)

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