Comings and Goings

Archbishop John Wester. the Archbishop of Santa Fe, joined us for the Eucharist and dinner on the feast of St. Norbert on June 6 Our Norbertine Brother Deacon James Owens, O. Praem. gave the annual retreat for the deacons of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe and their wives...

AACC Scholarships

Father Gene Gries, O. Praem. celebrated Mass and awarded the Archdiocese of Santa Fe African American Catholic Community scholarships to seven Catholic school students on August 25, 2019. This year was the 10th anniversary of this scholarship program that has helped...

Saint Mary Magdalene: The Apostle to the Apostles

Both the state of New Mexico and the Order of Prémontré have long traditions of bridging spirituality and art. The Abbey of Santa Maria de la Vid has continued this tradition in the Southwest. Just as the Our Lady of the Vine statue reminds visitors, as they enter the...

Abbey Welcomes New Novice Alexis Longoria

Alexis Longoria was initiated as a novice at 1st Vespers of the Feast of Saint Augustine on August 27, 2019. Alexis was born in El Paso, Texas, raised in New Mexico, and is a recent graduate of the Franciscan University of St. Bonaventure in New York state. He spent...

Patricio Chacón, O. Praem. Professes First Vows

Brother Patricio Chacón, O. Praem. professed his first vows on the Feast of Saint Augustine, August 28, 2019. Born in Albuquerque, Patricio graduated from Coronado High School in Galina, New Mexico. He received an associate of arts degree in liberal arts from Central...

The University of Dayton and Faith Formation

Norbertine Oblate Joseph Sandoval, MTS has been a course facilitator in the University of Dayton’s Virtual Learning Community for Faith Formation (VLCFF) program for the past five years; his focus has been on theology and biblical studies courses. Through the...