The Rabbi’s Gift – An Untold Story

The Rabbi’s Gift – An Untold Story

The Rabbi’s Gift – An Untold Story by Francis Dorff, O.Praem. There was a famous monastery which had fallen on very hard times. Formerly its many buildings were filled with young monks and its big church resounded with the singing of the chant. But now it was...
When does Lent begin?

When does Lent begin?

This year the Lenten season begins with the marking of Ash Wednesday on February 17, but it occurred on February 26 last year and will be on March 2 next year. How does one determine when is Ash Wednesday? For most people, it is simply a matter of looking on a...
Update on Mass

Update on Mass

Mass at the Norbertine Abbey is open to the public on a limited basis. Weekday Mass is open to retreatants and neighbors of the Abbey beginning February 1. Sunday Mass will open to the public on February 7. Those interested in attending Sunday Mass with us must...
We Have a Winner!

We Have a Winner!

Our thanks to everyone who participated in The Norbertine Library Book Title Poetry Contest last month. The winner is Virginia May Garcia of Albuquerque who submitted the following poem which includes the titles of five books found in The Norbertine Library (see bold...
Norbertine Spirituality Center

Norbertine Spirituality Center

In these uncertain times it can be especially important to reach within oneself and find or deepen one’s relationship with the Creator. With heightened political divide, increasing awareness of racial strife and blatant racism, a global pandemic, uncertain...