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
Pope Francis and Abbot Jeremy

Pope Francis meets with Benedictine monks

Abbot Jeremy has been in Rome for the celebration of the 125th anniversary of the foundation of the Benedictine Confederation and the founding of the Primatial Abbey of Sant’ Anselmo, home to the Benedictine college where he taught for more than 20 years. Friday, April 19, he and other Benedictines met with Pope Francis, who spoke with them.