Norbertine Spirituality Center

Norbertine Spirituality Center

The Norbertine Spirituality Center at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey respectfully requests: If you wish to be a retreatant at the Abbey and have knowingly been exposed to someone who had COVID-19 during the 14 days prior to your retreat, you should not come to the Abbey....
Update on Mass

Update on Mass

As we slowly invite people to pray with us again in the abbey church, we do so with a primary concern for everyone’s health. The current Archdiocesan guideline for public mass is 25% occupancy. This means we are only able to invite a mixture of individuals and couples...
Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

In these difficult and unprecedented times, we are called to a loving response toward all our brothers and sisters. Cancelling mass is not an easy decision to make, but it is one that must be made during this crisis. Although we will not gather together as a...
When does Lent begin?

When does Lent begin?

Today begins the Lenten season with the marking of Ash Wednesday. February 26 this year, but it occurred on March 6 last year and will be on February 17 next year. How does one determine when is Ash Wednesday? For most people, it is simply a matter of looking on a...
Hospital Pastoral Care

Hospital Pastoral Care

Hospital pastoral care is among the numerous ministries in which the Norbertines of Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey serve. Father Thomas Pulickal, O. Praem. and Father Robert Campbell, O. Praem. minister, or have ministered, to patients in five different hospitals in the...