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February 28, 2021
Mass at the Abbey

February 28, 2021
Mass at the Abbey

Norbertines@900

The Order of Canons Regular of Prémontré is celebrating its 900th anniversary in 2021. The order was founded on Christmas Eve 1121, but Norbertines like to celebrate, so we will begin a 14 month celebration in November 2020. Please join us in our celebration by clicking on the link below.

Our Journey

Retreats

Do you need solitude and rest? Is your group looking for a prayerful environment for your next meeting, conference or retreat?  Come enjoy our hospitality as an individual or a group amidst our diverse facilities in our natural desert environment.

Clear sky and brown grasses
Church priests with bible
Our Journey

Vocation

Could God be calling you to consecrate your life to service of Him and His Church? Come explore the stirrings in your heart with us as we seek to give ourselves fully to God through our shared life of community, contemplation, and compassionate service.

Our Journey

Partners

Are you looking for other resources or organizations to explore your spiritual growth? Visit one of our ministerial, Norbertine, Roman Catholic, or other Christian partners to help you in your spiritual journey. They are local, national, and worldwide resources.

Museum with relics and people
Museum with relics and people
Our Journey

Events

Are you looking to grow in faith and connect with others seeking God in their lives? Attend one of our many events at the Abbey and throughout our local community as we seek to bring people of good will together in building the Kingdom of God.

Featured Events

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6
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Listening Heart to Heart: Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, and Us @ Online (Zoom)
Mar 6 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Listening Heart to Heart: Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, and Us @ Online (Zoom)

An Online Lenten Retreat with Meg Ashcroft

In this rich and evocative story, we are invited—along with this ordinary-extraordinary Woman of Samaria—to listen and dialogue with Jesus as a way of healing and liberating ourselves and others, and deepening our relationship with the Holy One. This transformation is real and available to all who open themselves to Loving Presence.

This retreat is for everyone interested in exploring the depths of the meeting between the Samaritan Woman and Jesus, as well as their own experiences of the risen Christ.  The retreat will include time for individual reflection, small and large group sharing, and prayer.

Please register by Monday, March 1, by emailing your name and phone number to MAshcroft@norbertinecommunity.org. The suggested donation (if you are able) for the retreat is $30.00. Payments may be made by check, payable to “Norbertine Community,” or with a credit card at www.norbertinecommunity.org/give. A Zoom link will be sent to you after you register.

 

Risen Christ sends us Apostles

Our Mission

The Risen Christ sends us Apostles to witness the reality and the power of a Christian community of faith by living a simple communial life according to the Rule of Augustine and the ancient traditions of the Order of Premontre by loving service to the Church of Santa Fe especially to its poor and needy.

Our Life

The Norbertine Community is a religious order that vows a lifetime of conversion and worship in all we do. We seek to grow in holiness in our relationship with God in, through, and with one another and those whom we serve.

Our Story

In the years after Vatican II, under the leadership of Abbot Benjamin Mackin, the men of St. Norbert Abbey in DePere, Wisconsin missioned some men to the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, New Mexico for a new Norbertine foundation.

Our Abbey

Our Abbey’s greatest resources are members. We believe that our vocation calls us to hold all things in common and to steward them for the greater good of our community and the people of God who surround our Abbey campus.

Ministries

Our central ministry is our way of life. The heart of our life as Norbertines is to grow in holiness and in our relationship to God in, through, and with one another.

Discern a Vocation

If you feel you may have a religious vocation, or have questions about religious life it is a blessed opportunity to explore those longings, questions and potential life paths.

Pray with Us

You are welcome to join us in prayer during our public liturgies! The general public and individuals and groups on retreat at the Abbey are invited to join us in prayer. Please note that times are subject to change.

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