Loreto Press recently published a biography on the founder of the Congregation of Solesmes, to which Our Lady of Clear Creek Abbey belongs: Dom Gueranger: A monk at the Heart of the Church 1805-1875 was written by Dom Guy Marie Oury, a … Read More
And when [the Lamb] had opened the fifth seal, I saw under the altar the souls of them that were slain for the word of God, and for the testimony which they held. And they cried with a loud voice, … Read More
Dear Friend of Clear Creek Abbey, We crossed a threshold—literally—on September 27th, when the portal, the great doorway of our abbey church under construction, was revealed during a ceremony after our conventual Mass. When the white veil that was covering … Read More
Adoremus Online features an analytical article about the Tympanum of Clear Creek Abbey, thanks to the professor at Benedictine College in Kansas, Doctor Denis McNamara.
By the grace of God, the monastic adventure of Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek has now endured and prospered for twenty years. From the initial group of 13 monks we have grown to 57, with several young … Read More
Laudemus viros gloriosos, et parentes nostros in generatione sua. Let us now praise men of renown, writes the author of the Book of Ecclesiastes, and our fathers in their generation. (Eccles. 44:1) Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My very … Read More
Pulchra es et decora…Thou art beautiful and comely, daughter of Jerusalem, terrible as an army in battle array. (5th Antiphon of Laudes. Song of Songs 6:4) Dear brothers and sisters in Christ, My very dear sons, Later this year, on … Read More
Information about the upcoming Gregorian Chant Weekend has been posted. You can also register online at that page.
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, The Holy Rule, written by Saint … Read More
Dear Brothers and Sisters in Christ, My very Dear Sons, The color for today’s solemnity, as we are all well aware, is deep red, symbolizing the blood of martyrs. It is no secret that the Holy Apostles died the death … Read More
All that dedicated City, Dearly lov’d by God on high, In exultant jubilation Pours perpetual melody; God the One, and God the Trinal, Singing everlastingly. (Hymn for the Dedication of a Church) As cries of anger echo these days through … Read More
Dear Friend of Clear Creek Abbey, Amid the social upheavals that have afflicted American society and much of the world over the past months—from the rapid spread of a novel coronavirus that reached pandemic proportions to the tragic death of … Read More