The retreat house will re-open after renovations on Friday, August 2nd for the regular weekend retreat. There is still good availability for August and on through the autumn months.
From a recent guest:
Holy Thursday, 18 April 4:30 PM—Mass of the Lord’s Supper with transfer of the Blessed Sacrament Good Friday, 19 April 10:30 AM—Good Friday Psalter12:20 PM—Sext2:00 PM—None 4:30 PM—Good Friday Service with the Lord’s Passion according to John, Veneration of the Cross, and Holy Communion. Holy Saturday, 20 April 8:30 PM—Paschal Vigil with Blessing of […]
Palm Sunday, 14 April 2019 (Year C) 9:45 AM Terce 10:00 AM Mass will begin in the Cloister (behind the stone Cool Spring house), followed by a procession to the church and celebration of the Passion according to Luke. NB: palms will be found in church before Terce and Mass in the pews
Monday, 25 March, 2019 The community Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 AM, Fr. James presiding and preaching; it is a non-work day for the monks and we follow the Sunday Schedule.
If you are planning to make a retreat during Holy Week, please contact us soon. We still have rooms available, but want to make sure you get your space. The dates are Wednesday, April 17 through Sunday, April 21, 2019. The telephone number is 540 955 4383 or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you and we’ll […]
We will not be taking reservations for the Retreat House for July this year – we are closing for the month of July so we can perform long-term maintenance projects and our employees will take their vacations. We will be closed Monday, July 1 through Friday, August 2. The Retreat House will re-open for the […]
A fruitcake from Holy Cross Abbey is for those who appreciate quality products made from an old fashioned recipe, with choice fruits and nut meats in a brandy-laced batter. Our famous Trappist Fruitcake can be shipped to you, as well as creamed honey and truffles, but ONLY by going online to monasteryfruitcake.org. Shipments can be requested […]
Saturday of the Fourth Week of Easter (Mass readings): The destructive effect of envy and jealousy is well illustrated in our first reading—resulting not only in the expulsion of Paul and Barnabas, but also in the suppressing of the Good News. Few, if any of us, are completely free of envy and jealousy whereby we not […]
If you are coming to the Gift Shop specifically to get the traditional, larger, 2.25 lb round fruitcake, you might want to come sooner rather than later, as the Gift Shop expects to sell out of that size over the coming weekend. If the Gift Shop does sell out and you strongly prefer to have […]