Father Abbot’s Message from Rome

The Conspiracy of Catholicity. There is a grace about Rome, one that defies the centuries and the never ending attempts of darkness to overcome the light.  Even when the marble columns will have cracked and fallen to sand, the spiritual … Read More

Construction Update

The construction of the Church apse and the first phase of the bell tower is now almost halfway complete.  All the concrete has been poured, and now the masons are busy building the circular chapels and will soon raise the … Read More

Construction on the Church Chevet

On this Feast of the Saint Joseph the Worker, we want to thank you for your generous support.  Once again, with the help of Divine Providence and through the generosity of our many benefactors, construction has begun again on the … Read More

New Website Launch

We are delighted announce the launch of our new website: completely redesigned, it can be viewed on all devices.  Hopefully the new site will help you participate more in the life of the Abbey. It will be kept up to … Read More

The Idea of A Village Conference

In May there will be a conference hosted by the Institute For Excellence in Writing. Attendees will be able to experience the Mass and Liturgies at the Abbey and hear conferences on how to rebuild Christian society one village at … Read More

Abbey Work Day

Another productive and successful Abbey Work Day drew the largest crowd ever – over 500 workers! “Our heartfelt thanks go out to all who made Work Day 2016 such a success. It would be impossible to calculate the value of … Read More

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