Sr. Linda Campbell. OSB
Prioress of the Sisters of St. Benedict, Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery
Sister Linda serves as the Prioress of the Sisters of St. Benedict at Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery. She entered the Monastery of The Immaculate Conception in August of 1966 at the Sisters of St. Benedict in Ferdinand, Indiana, and in 1973 she was assigned to the Diocese of Tucson. She began her ministry in the Diocese of Phoenix in 1983 and has served as Pastoral Minister of St. Thomas the Apostle, Director of Youth and Young Adults at the Diocese of Phoenix, Campus Minister and Guidance Counselor at St. Mary’s High School, and Guidance Counselor at Arizona Charter Academy.
In 1998 Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery was founded by Sister Linda and Sister Lydia Armenta, with permission from Rome, the Diocese of Phoenix, and the Monastery Immaculate Conception. Presently, Sister Linda is also adjunct faculty at Benedictine University in Mesa and volunteers at Arizona Charter Academy.
As Prioress, Sister Linda directs the formation program for new members, heads development and fundraising for the community, oversees the finances, and coordinates the building and maintenance aspects of the Monastery. In her spare time, Sister Linda enjoys playing golf and scrabble, and walking - especially on the beach.