Clear Creek Becomes an Abbey

On February 10, 2010, having gathered the community in the Chapter Room, Dom Antoine Forgeot, abbot of Notre-Dame de Fontgombault, announced to the monks the canonical elevation of the simple Priory of Our Lady of Clear Creek to the status … Read More

Move to the New Buildings

By the morning of January 2, 2008, much had been accomplished.  In 2003 a stone bridge had been erected over Little Clear Creek; the foundations for the church and a residence building had been poured; the first stone had been … Read More

Father Abbot Forgeot to Families

Discourse of Father Abbot Antoine Forgeot of Fontgombault Abbey to the families in the neighborhood of Clear Creek, March 19, 2006. After praying together for the future construction of our monastery, it is a real pleasure for me to meet … Read More

Monastic Life Begun at Clear Creek

On September 15th, 1999, the main group of founders arrived in Oklahoma by plane from France. A pilot group had preceded them to get things set up to receive the main body of founders. On the feast of Our Lady … Read More