St. Benedict 2021

At that time: Peter said to Jesus: Behold we have left all things, and have followed thee: what therefore shall we have? (Matthew 19:27) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My Very Dear Sons, It is all so simple. Our … Read More

Pentecost 2021

Veni, Sancte Spiritus, / Et emitte coelitus / Lucis tuae radium. Come, O Holy Spirit, come; / And from thy celestial home / Shed a ray of light divine (Sequence of the Mass of Pentecost). Dear Brothers and Sisters in … Read More

Ascension 2021

Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My Very Dear Sons, The solemn but simple words of the evangelist Saint Mark that we just read tell us little more than just the essential fact of the Lord’s Ascension into Heaven: “And … Read More

House for a Thousand Years

It gives me a kind of perfect joy to announce the construction of a new residence hall at Clear Creek, a building we call “the Chapter House.” This large building will include essential rooms for the life of the monastery, … Read More

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.