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How the Special Afternoon Event on 1 August Unfolded

As had been announced last week, Holy Cross Abbey held a special reception to introduce friends of the Abbey to the Film Project, Saving Grace, Saving Place, beginning with a Mass at 2:30 PM. Abbot Robert Barnes celebrated the Mass with Fr. Maurice concelebrating and Br. Efrain serving … 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

A Word From The Cistercian Fathers For August

At that time, there were many who welcomed Jesus in the flesh and ate and drank with him; but because they did not welcome … [Read More...]

Eighteenth Sunday, Year B, 2 August, 2015

Readings: Exodus 16:2-4, 12-15; Ephesians 4:17, 20-14; John 6:24-35 The community Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, … [Read More...]

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...]

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