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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

Church Renovation Moved Foreward

If you're used to delays in construction, we at Holy Cross Abbey just had a happy surprise. The renovation of our church will … [Read More...]

Thirtieth Sunday, Year C, 23 October, 2016

Readings: Sirach 35:12-14,16-19; 2 Timothy 4:6-8,16-18; Luke 18:9-14 The community Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, … [Read More...]

Gift Shop Closed on Saturday

Please be aware that the Gift Shop will be closed all day on this Saturday, October 15, as we celebrate the Blessing of our … [Read More...]

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