Liturgical Schedule for Holy Week
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Come join the Monks of Norcia for their solemn liturgies during Holy Week!  

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The Monks of Norcia have an exciting announcement to make in the coming days, but in order to do so we need to temporarily remove our Gregorian chant, including excerpts from the Vir Dei Sponsa Christi CD, and the prayer recordings from various websites.   Fortunately, we have created this easy link for you to…Read More

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Today is traditionally known as Laetare Sunday. Laetare means “rejoice” and is the first word of today’s Introit, Laetare Jerusalem. Rejoicing in Lent. Yes, it is appropriate to rejoice in Lent.   Even though it is a time of penance for our sins, we should rejoice and not be sad. Let us not forget that on…Read More

During a brief visit to the US, Fr. Benedict made an early morning visit by telephone with Matt Swaim and Anna Mitchell of the Son Rise Morning Show.  During the interview, he discussed Lent in the monastery, and shared some great insights into the Benedictine way of life.  Here is the link to the interview:…Read More

Each Spring, Fr. Cassian and Fr. Benedict spend a lovely evening with many friends and benefactors at a fine dining experience sponsored by the generous Marchetti family.   On Saturday, April 18th, the monks welcome His Excellency, Bishop Frank Caggiano, as our keynote speaker for the annual fundraising dinner, which will take place at the…Read More

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From the earliest of times, the Church reflects on the mystery of the Transfiguration for today’s liturgy, the second Sunday of Lent. Jesus is traveling towards Jerusalem, towards the place where he must suffer and die. He ascends Mt. Tabor with three of his dearest disciples, and manifests to them his Divine Glory to strengthen…Read More