Abbey Foundation of Oregon

A message from Abbot Jeremy to the Board of Trustees:

"That in all things God may be glorified."

    - Rule of St. Benedict, Chapter 57

Welcome to these pages that introduce you to the Abbey Foundation of Oregon, an independent 509(a)(3) nonprofit organization that exists solely as a supporting organization for the work of Mount Angel Abbey and Seminary.

Established in 2002, the Foundation is guided by a lay Board of Trustees that carefully manages the endowment to ensure your generous gifts will support the Abbey’s mission in perpetuity.

Our Annual Report shares details of the Foundation’s activities and results.

Spring at Mount Angel Abbey - July, 14 2014

Please join the Abbey’s friends in supporting the monks’ mission and ministries:

  • The Monastery – home to 50+ monks who dedicate their lives to a rhythm of daily prayer and work, seeking the kingdom of God and sharing their peace with all who visit the Hilltop.
  • Mount Angel Seminary – the oldest and largest Catholic seminary in the West. Mount Angel Seminary alumni are warmly invited to reconnect with the Hilltop.
  • The Abbey Library – with its beautiful and historic architecture and growing collection of new and ancient volumes.
  • The Saint Benedict Guesthouse and Retreat Center – where visitors experience Benedictine hospitality, spiritual growth, and renewal.

Gifts of all types may be mailed to:

Abbey Foundation of Oregon
PO Box 497
1 Abbey Drive
Saint Benedict, OR 97373-0497. 

The Foundation’s tax ID number is: 04-3703021.


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Meet the Staff

Board Members

Mission Statement

"Gratefulness makes us young. By growing more grateful, we grow younger every day. Why not?"

– Br. David Steindl-Rast, OSB