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Welcome to Holy Cross Abbey

The Abbey of Our Lady of the Holy Cross was born out of fire. When the monastery of Our Lady of the Valley in Valley Falls, Rhode Island, tragically and spectacularly burned to the ground on the night of March 21, 1950, the monks of the abbey were left without a home.

While the abbot of Our Lady of the Valley, Dom Edmund Futterer, labored to re-establish his displaced community at a new site at Spencer, Massachusetts, plans developed for a new foundation. Land was found in the ... Read More

News from the Abbey

December Availability at the Retreat House

I hope this doesn't seem like Christmas decorations going up the day after Hallowe'en but we know many of you already want to … [Read More...]

Friends of St. Benedict Symposium

One thing we have learned since beginning to offer programs to the public is there is some 'good stuff' going on out there … [Read More...]

A “Conflict of Interests”

I can't say that there was an overwhelming response to the post about revising the website, but of the few comments made, … [Read More...]

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