St. Joseph • Spirituality Center at St. Benedict’s Monastery hosts in-person “Advent Sacred Pause” from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. for four Thursdays starting today. Led by Benedictine Sisters Mary Catherine Holicky and Eunice Antony, participants will gather to share the common prayer of “lectio divina” (prayerful reading) using the Gospels of the Sundays of Advent. Prayer is followed by a shared meal and fellowship. Meeting with a sister spiritual companion for 30 minutes each week of Advent is optional. Fee is $95, which includes noon meal. (Limited to 8 participants.) Other dates include Dec. 7, 14, 21. Register at https://bit.ly/3ZHxLtw or call 320-363-7112.