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Featured News

Fr. Edmund Flynn, 13 August, 1928 – 10 November, 2014

In Fr. Edmund's Treasurer's Office at the Abbey, he used to display a few old framed photos. One was obviously his parents, John Joseph Flynn and Pauline C. Rempe Flynn. There was also a photo of a nun in the old habit standing on the steps of a brick building. "That's my aunt, Sr. Edmund. I'm named … 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

Thanksgiving Day, 27 November, 2014

The community Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM; we will be on a holiday/Sunday schedule. Benediction will follow Vespers … [Read More...]

Abbot Robert’s Homily for the Funeral of Fr. Edmund

There are two good reasons why I should offer these reflections about Fr. Edmund: first, as his abbot and, second, because … [Read More...]

Sunday, 23 November: The Solemnity of Christ the King

The community Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 AM, Fr. Joseph Wittstock presiding and preaching. Benediction of the most … [Read More...]

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