We Welcome You as Christ!


The peace of the Lord be with you! Welcome to Mount Angel Abbey. We hope that your virtual visit to this Benedictine monastery, with its world famous library, seminary schools of philosophy and theology, and guest and retreat house will be a source of peace and blessing to you. In the words of our blessed Father Saint Benedict, "All guests are to be received as Christ." Whatever your interests may be, we hope you will continue your journey in faith with us.

Abbot Jeremy and the monks of Mount Angel Abbey

4 Novices to Make Simple Vows Wednesday Aug. 24

Join the monastic and seminary communities as 4 Mount Angel Abbey novices — Columba Porter of San Diego, CA; Christopher Walch of Eugene, OR; Emmanuel Orozco of Santa Maria, CA; Jesús Sanchez of Yuma, AZ — profess their simple vows of stability, fidelity to the monastic life & obedience in a special Mass presided by Abbot Jeremy Driscoll, OSB on Wednesday, August 24 at 4pm in the Abbey Church.

Each novice will take a new, religious name kept secret until the profession rite.

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