Featured News

“Saving Grace, Saving Place”, a special event at Holy Cross Abbey

Saturday afternoon, 1 August at 2:30 PM, a Mass will be offered by Abbot Robert Barnes for guests interested in supporting the film-in-progress, Saving Grace, Saving Place. The film by filmmaker and producers, George Patterson and Deidra Dain traces the Abbey's commitment to sustainable stewardship … Continue Reading...

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

Monastic Immersion Weekend wide open

There are several rooms available for the Monastic Immersion Weekend for men scheduled for September 11-13.  If you have ever … [Read More...]

26 July, 2015, Seventeenth Sunday, Year B

Readings: 2 Kings 4:42-44; Ephesians 4:1-6; John 6:1-15 The community Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Fr. Vincent … [Read More...]

Rooms Available in the Retreat House this Weekend

We unexpectedly have rooms available for occupancy in the Retreat House this weekend. If you had inquired earlier and … [Read More...]

(click to view the prayer schedule)