When does Lent begin?

When does Lent begin?

This year the Lenten season begins with the marking of Ash Wednesday on March 2, but it occurred on February 17 last year and will be on February 22 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

Abbey Masses are open to the public. Mass at the Norbertine Abbey is open to the public with pandemic precautions in place, including encouragement from Archbishop John Wester to wear a mask. The Archdioceses of Santa Fe, following NM Department of Health guidelines,...
Liturgical Year

Liturgical Year

On Sunday, November 28, 2021 not only did Advent start, but so did a new liturgical year. The liturgical year runs from the first Sunday in Advent through the week of the Solemnity of Christ the King. The reading proclaimed at mass on Sundays and weekdays are based on...
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...
Call for Artists

Call for Artists

Our annual art exhibition will be here sooner than you think and we are optimistic that it will be back to full participation after last year’s pandemic-limited show. Now is the time to start planning your artwork if you would like to have your work showcased at the...