Easter Sunday 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My very dear sons, In his powerful discourse delivered on Solomon’s porch near the Temple of Jerusalem following Pentecost, Saint Peter plumbs the depths of misery and joy that constitute the Paschal mystery: [Y]ou … Read More

Maundy Thursday 2021

Before the festival day of the Pasch, Jesus knowing that his hour was come, that he should pass out of this world to the Father, having loved his own who were in the world, he loved them unto the end. … Read More

Clear Creek Abbey hosts Empress Zita Symposium

Servant of God Empress Zita Holy Mass & Symposium at 10am on May 8, 2021 Holy Mass in honor of Servant of God Zita of Bourbon-Parma, Empress of Austria and Queen of Hungary, followed by a Presentation, Luncheon, and an … Read More

Annunciation 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My very dear sons, The Annunciation or “announcement” to Mary, proclaiming God’s decision to make her the very Mother of God in the mystery of the Incarnation, is not only a scene from the … Read More

St. Benedict Transitus 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My Very Dear Sons, Today we celebrate the transitus of Our Blessed Father Saint Benedict, that is to say, his death, which was for him the “transit” or “transition” from mortal existence on this … Read More

Work day 2021

Information about the upcoming Abbey Work Day has been posted. You can also register online at that page.

The Next City of God

Dear Friend of Clear Creek Abbey, After repeated threats, in the year 410 “the Visigoths appeared outside Rome in force and the senate prepared to resist, but in the middle of the night rebellious slaves opened the Salarian Gate to … Read More

Christmas Contagion

Dear Friend of Clear Creek Abbey, As I pen these few lines to accompany our Christmas greetings to you at the end of the Year of Our Lord 2020, much in the world remains uncertain. Our political destinies as Americans … Read More

Christmas 2020

But Mary kept all these words, pondering them in her heart. (Luke 2:19) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My very dear sons, So deep is the mystery of the Incarnation of the Son of God, that even the trivial … Read More

Immaculate Conception 2020

Dominus possedit me in initio viarum suarum…The Lord possessed me in the beginning of his ways, before he made anything… (Book of Proverbs, chapter 8) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My Very Dear Sons, It seems clear that we … Read More