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
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
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
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
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.