We are Trappist monks who have lived, prayed, and worked in this house of
the Lord for over 150 years.
As Roman Catholics gathered in community, we follow the call of Jesus to
become his disciples. Our monastery is a school of the Lord's service, a
training ground of love. The monk expresses this love by his desire to
share life together at the heart of the Church and to grow into Christ
every day. Our mission is praise of God's mercy and proclamation of the
We walk in the light of the gospel and strive to become fully human, fully
immersed in the work and power of the Spirit.
The vows of obedience, stability, and conversion of manners provide our
structure, support, and encouragement to persevere in the journey, in the
work, in the search.
Intently and joyfully, we live the mystery of Christ-among-us.