The Holy Week Schedule is posted on our Mass schedule page. You'll be amazed to see the chapel full at 2:30 in the morning, filled with devout people of all ages, praying and keeping vigil for Our Lord.
Breakfast Talk Series
After Pope Francis questioned a Christ-less capitalism, friends of the Abbey arranged a Breakfast Gathering at which Fr. Peter gave a talk about The Economics of Monastic Life.
To listen to the podcast, click below.
Peter Johnson Interview
Peter Johnson of Fox News interviewed our Fr. Peter on Fox Radio Christmas Eve to learn about Christmas at a monastery.
To listen click below
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."
Plan your Visit
Preparing for Holy Week
On Friday afternoons at 2 p.m., we pray the Stations of the Cross. It's a beautiful way to focus on the upcoming events of Our Lord's Passion. All are welcome to join us in the Abbey Chapel.
TAKE A LOOK
This year marks the Fifth Anniversary of the death of our beloved first Abbot, Abbot Gabriel. We have a nice tribute to him on the abbey Facebook page.
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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.
More about vocations
Ordained by a Saint
Abbot Xavier was ordained Twenty Five years ago in Saint Peter's Basilica by Pope Saint John Paul II.
Father Basil Laid to Rest
Father Basil Rechenberg, O.S.B., 86
At 11:40 P.M. on November 1, 2014, just as All Saints' Day was to yield to All Souls' Day, Father Basil Rechenberg, O.S.B. of Saint Benedict Abbey, Still River, Massachusetts, died peacefully after a long struggle with Parkinson's disease, with Father Anthony Kloss, O.S.B. at his bedside. Read More
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.