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Sixteen Men to Immerse in Monastic Life

Thursday will see a diverse group of sixteen men come to the Abbey for our fifth Monastic Immersion Weekend.  MIWs offer men and women an opportunity to live in community-both the community of those attending the retreat and the monastic community-while providing ample time for silence, solitude and … 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

Retreat House Availability, November and December, 2014

It is no surprise that the Retreat House is already reserved, weekdays and weekends, throughout October. Everyone wants … [Read More...]

Sunday, 14 September, Exaltation of the Holy Cross

This Sunday, in the universal Church, the Feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross takes precedence over the Twenty-Fourth … [Read More...]

Br. Edward

Br. Edward was experiencing trouble breathing Wednesday evening so Br. Efrain took him to the hospital. He has been diagnosed … [Read More...]

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