News and Events
Brs. Simon Peter Clayton and Asiel Maria Rodriguez will profess simple vows in the abbey church this Monday, March 27. Please keep them in your prayers as they continue on the road to solemn (perpetual) vows which they will profess, God willing, in three years.
Br. Maximilian Buonocore was ordained to the diaconate last week by Bishop Paul Bootkoski, retired bishop of Metuchen, and an alumnus of St. Benedict's Prep. He will be ordained to the priesthood on June 22 by Cardinal Joseph Tobin, C.Ss.R..
Fr. Augustine has a cameo appearance in the short film "The Black Monk" by directors Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno, producers of "The Rule."
6:00 a.m. Morning Prayer
8:45 Mass of December 24
11:50 a.m. Noon Prayer
8:00 p.m. Vigil Mass of Christmas
8:00 a.m. Morning Prayer
10:30 a.m. Day Mass of Christmas
Fr. Albert presided Mass for the students and faculty of St. Benedict's Prep. Read his homily.
This year’s Monkfest will take place on Sunday, August 21, from 2:00 to 6:00. Please come and join with the monks and our friends for an afternoon of food and fellowship. Monkfest will end with the celebratipon of Vespers. Admission is free. Please bring a food item to share. Tours of the monastery will be offered, and we will have a small amount of religious items and books for sale.
Check out the new vocation video produced by Marylou and Jerome Bongiorno, producers of The Rule.
We will have an Open House on Saturday morning, May 16. We will begin with 8:45 Mass, and end with Midday prayer at 11:50. The morning will include a tour of the first floor of the monastery, exhibits, a chance to speak with the monks, and refreshments.
We are working on a new webpage.