All are invited to visit the 4th Annual Art Exhibition at the Abbey (5825 Coors Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121) on the theme, “What is Holiness?” – An exhibition of works representing over 60 artists and community groups which reflect personal interpretations of holiness, a call that transcends religion and creed.
Opening: Friday, Nov. 22, 6:30-9:00pm
Closing: Friday, Dec. 13, 6:30-9:00pm
Music & poetry, refreshments, and community!
*All are welcome to join the Norbertine Community for evening prayer (vespers) on both evenings at 6:00pm in the Abbey Church.
Other opportunities for public viewing of the art between the Opening & Closing events:
- Monday-Friday (Nov. 25-Dec. 13), 9-4pm
- Nov. 27, 6:30-8:30pm
- Nov. 30, 11-1pm
- Dec. 8, 10-12pm (following Sunday Mass at the Abbey)
The exhibition will be closed for Thanksgiving on Nov. 28-29.
Note: We are no longer accepting submissions for this year’s exhibition, but if you are interested in being added to our emailing list for next year’s show, please email email@example.com with your name and email address.what is holiness flyer large
Come to Christ: A Night of Praise, Worship, and Adoration
Thursday, December 5, 2019, 7-9 PM
Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey
5825 Coors Blvd. SW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
Join us for an evening of Praise, Worship, and Adoration at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey on the first Thursday of December, Dec. 5th from 7-9pm! As this Come to Christ evening will be taking place during Advent, the Sacrament of Reconciliation will also be available for all who wish during the Adoration portion of the gathering.
One young adult will also share their faith story. Our speaker this month is Jennifer Hernandez. Jennifer is a biology major and fourth year student at UNM, an Emmaus Journey Young Adult Mission core member, a parishioner, choir member, and Eucharistic Minister at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, and she volunteers at Presbyterian Hospital. College students and young adults (18-35) are especially encouraged to attend. All are welcome!
An Advent Meditative Writing Retreat with Meg Ashcroft
We have come to expect immediate connection when we use our phones, computers and other devices. Do we as easily realize our inseparable connection with the Holy One? In the season of Advent, we reflect on God’s deep desire to be in relationship with all of us which resulted in the divine becoming human in Jesus. We are given this gift that we might more fully appreciate that nothing can separate us from Love.
During this retreat day, we will have the opportunity to explore the all-embracing interconnectedness which gives meaning to our lives and our world.
All are welcome to participate and no writing experience is necessary.
Please register by Tuesday, December 3, 2019.
Leave the noise of modern life behind for an evening of prayer at
Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey – 5825 Coors Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121!
Build your relationship with Jesus Christ through song, scripture, silence and contemplation with other young adults and members of our community! Attend the next prayer service in the spirit of Taizé, a French monastic community.
June 21– 7TH ANNIVERSARY
*In April, we will not have Taizé in the Desert as the third Friday of the month is Good Friday*
All are welcome to join us on the third Friday of each month at 7:00 PM. This is an ecumenical and interdenominational form of prayer. Taizé is a spirituality that is easy to experience and hard to describe. Invite your friends and family.
Thank you for continuing to join us for this evening of prayer through the style of Taizé!
How do we live as people of faith in a world where many choose to tear down, divide, and foster fear? As J. Philip Newell writes, “We may not know what the answers are, but we know that expressing our deepest longings for Presence and for connection is a key to the way forward.” This day of meditative writing is an opportunity to consider how we are being called—individually and collectively—to contribute to the healing of our world.
The offering for the retreat day is $55.00, which includes lunch. All are welcome to participate—no writing experience is necessary. Please register by Tuesday, Jan. 21
All are welcome to join us at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey (5825 Coors Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121) on the third Friday of each month at 7:00 PM for this ecumenical and interdenominational form of prayer. Taizé is a spirituality that is easy to experience and hard to describe. Invite your friends and family.
Leave the noise of modern life behind! Build your relationship with Jesus Christ through song, scripture, silence and contemplation with other young adults and members of our community! Attend the next prayer service in the spirit of Taizé, a French monastic community.
March 20 – The Goodness of Every Friday CANCELED
April 17 CANCELED
May 15 CANCELED (per the Governor’s extension of the Stay-At-Home order on 4/22)
June 19 – 8th Anniversary
Taizé is served by the Norbertine Community’s Office of Christian Discipleship & Religious Vocation at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey. Contact Celina Chavez for more information at firstname.lastname@example.org.