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

All Saints 2020

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

A Portal and a Pilgrimage

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

Tympanum Completed 2020

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.

Assumption 2020

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

Gregorian Chant Weekend 2020

Information about the upcoming Gregorian Chant Weekend has been posted. You can also register online at that page.