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Closing – “Puentes de Compasión: Reaching For Hope”

Closing – “Puentes de Compasión: Reaching For Hope” All are welcome to visit Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey (5825 Coors Blvd. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87121) on Thursday, December 20 from 5-9pm for the official closing of Art at the Abbey’s third annual art exhibition,...

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Christmas Season Liturgical Schedule

Christmas Season Liturgical Schedule

Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24, 2018 8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer followed by Eucharist/Mass 5:00 p.m. Evening Prayer 7:00 p.m. Eucharist/Mass Christmas Day, Tuesday, December 25, 2018 8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer 9:00 a.m. Eucharist/Mass 4:30 p.m. Evening Prayer  New...

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NEWS – Taizé in the Desert

NEWS – Taizé in the Desert

NEWS - Taizé in the Desert Beginning in January 2019, Taizé in the Desert will begin at 7:00pm on the third Friday of each month. Thank you for continuing to join us for this evening of prayer through the style of Taizé!   Leave the noise of modern life behind for an...

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Art at the Abbey – “Art brings people together”

Art at the Abbey – “Art brings people together”

This year’s art show at the Abbey, “Puentes de Compasión: Reaching For Hope” is now open through December 20! See our feature piece by artist, Jennifer Murphy-Dye, in person! CLICK HERE to see a writeup about the art show in the Albuquerque Journal! The exhibition...

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St. Norbert College M.T.S. Graduation

St. Norbert College M.T.S. Graduation

On October 28, 2018 the St. Norbert College New Mexico campus held its Master of Theological Studies (M.T.S.) graduation ceremony at the Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey. Sister Edna Pearl Esquibel and Father Chike Uba were awarded M.T.S. degrees. St. Norbert College in a...

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Stephen Gaertner, O. Praem. Named Prior

Stephen Gaertner, O. Praem. became the second prior in the history of Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey on June 1, 2018. In addition to serving as the prior of the abbey, Stephen teaches English and religion courses at Central New Mexico Community College. The Constitutions...

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The Abbey Welcomes a New Novice

Edgar Romero-Ramos was initiated as a novice into the Norbertine Community of Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey at the First Vespers of the Feast of St. Augustine, August 27, 2018. Edgar was born in Albuquerque, New Mexico and is a graduate of Valley High School. He studied...

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A Summer of Gratitude

The summer of 2018 had two highpoints for me. I took a “mini-sabbatical” of about five weeks, and I participated in the General Chapter of the Norbertine Order in Europe.  I was very grateful for the block of time I was given for my “mini-sabbatical” for a whole hosts...

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