Who Are We?
Saint Benedict Abbey is a Roman Catholic monastery located in the village of Still River, Massachusetts.
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Come for a visit
Saint Benedict remarks in his Rule for Monks that "Guests are never lacking in a monastery."
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Have you heard God’s call?
Perhaps it’s time to answer. Contact us today about joining monastic life at the Abbey.
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Ordained by a Saint
Abbot Xavier was ordained Twenty Five years ago in Saint Peter's Basilica by Pope Saint John Paul II.
ALL SAINTS DAY AND ALL SOULS DAY SCHEDULE
Saturday, November 1, 2014
All Saints Day
On Saturday, the Solemnity of All Saints the Abbey Mass schedule will follow our regular monastic schedule. This beautiful Solemnity is not a Holy Day of Obligation this year
Mass at 7 a.m. (English) and Mass at 8 a.m. (Latin)
Sunday, November 2, 2014
All Souls Day
On All Souls Day, priests are allowed to offer additional Masses to assist souls in Purgatory to get to Heaven. We will offer Mass at five different times throughout the day and any one of these Masses will fulfill your Sunday obligation
7:00 a.m. (English - in the Abbey Chapel)
11:00 a.m. (Latin with the monastic choir singing Gregorian Chant - in the Abbey Chapel)
1:00 p.m. (Mass will be offered at the Chapel of Our Lady of Guadalupe down by the Nashua River - we will leave the house around 12:45)
5:00 p.m. (In the Abbey Chapel)
8:00 p.m. (In the Abbey Chapel)
Sunday: For the spiritual welfare of community and guests.
Monday: For vocations to our community.
Tuesday: For the intentions of the Holy Father.
Wednesday: For abbey benefactors.
Thursday: For all the sick whose names are placed on the altar.
Friday: In reparation for sins committed against the Sacred Heart.
Saturday: For the Triumph of the Immaculate Heart of Mary.
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Father Peter launches Facebook Page for the Abbey.
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