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The Abbey: Taking the Next Step

The Norbertines first arrived in New Mexico in 1985 and by 1995 we purchased a full seventy acres of land and six buildings of a retreat center in Albuquerque’s South Valley. Since then our community has welcomed thousands of people at Santa Maria De La Vid Abbey to...

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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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Concert by de Profundis

Concert by de Profundis

The de Profundis a cappella men's ensemble of Albuquerque will perform a concert in the Santa Maria de la Vid church at the Norbertine Abbey. From their website (http://www.depro.org/): "The name "de Profundis" is Latin for "out of the deep" from Psalm 130. It plays...

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Meditative Writing Retreat

Meditative Writing Retreat

The Ways That Lead To Freedom A Meditative Writing Retreat with Meg Ashcroft $55.00 cost includes lunch Saturday, May 4, 2019, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. ____ All are welcome to participate —no writing experience is necessary!  From what do we need to free ourselves—or be freed...

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Where have all the Abbeys Gone?

Where have all the Abbeys Gone?

Lecture & Discussion Where have all the Abbeys Gone? Norbertine Spain, 1148 - 2019 Wednesday, April 3, 2019 7:00 P.M. Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey This is a free event and all are welcome. Beverages and hors d’oeuvres provided. The Order of Prémontré once...

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