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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...

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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...

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When does Lent begin?

When does Lent begin?

Today begins the Lenten season with the marking of Ash Wednesday. February 26 this year, but it occurred on March 6 last year and will be on February 17 next year. How does one determine when is Ash Wednesday? For most people, it is simply a matter of looking on a...

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Speaking Heart to Heart: Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, and Us

Speaking Heart to Heart: Jesus, the Samaritan Woman, and Us

Saturday, March 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Jesus’s encounter with the Samaritan Woman at the well is a powerful story of receptivity, freedom, deep affirmation, and transformation. It points to the invitation extended to all of us—to move into deeper relationship...

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Hospital Pastoral Care

Hospital Pastoral Care

Hospital pastoral care is among the numerous ministries in which the Norbertines of Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey serve. Father Thomas Pulickal, O. Praem. and Father Robert Campbell, O. Praem. minister, or have ministered, to patients in five different hospitals in the...

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Being a Healing Presence

Being a Healing Presence

A Meditative Writing Retreat with Meg Ashcroft 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...

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Fourteenth Station: The Wise Men Come from the East

Fourteenth Station: The Wise Men Come from the East

The infancy narrative in Matthew's gospel has a different tone from that of the Gospel of Luke; it has many Jewish overtones to it. The visit from the wise men is a good reminder that Jesus came to save all people. In Luke's gospel we read about the humble shepherds...

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