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...
Update on Mass

Update on Mass

Mass at the Norbertine Abbey is open to the public with limited pandemic restrictions. You no longer need to notify us ahead of time that you will be attending Sunday mass at the Abbey. Now this does not mean we are back to pre-pandemic protocol. If you are fully...
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...
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...