Our Covid-19 Response

No Public Eucharist or Prayer Services effective until further notice, but offering our continual prayer for the sick, their families and health workers.  (Read More)


 

 Of Note

   

Cardinal Basil Hume: A Pilgrim's Search for God



Sr. Gertrude Feick of Redwoods has just published an important work, Cardinal Basil Hume: A Pilgrim's Search for God, available on Amazon.  Order today!

  

On the Road with Thomas Merton


Sisters from Redwoods Abbey are featured in a unique "film" essay entitled, On the Road with Thomas Merton. Enjoy!

  



Interested in Religious life? Explore our vocational retreats. Find out more!


I have ascended to the highest in me, and look! The Lord is towering above that. In my curiosity I have descended to explore my lowest depths, yet I found God even deeper. If I looked outside myself, I saw God stretching beyond the furthest I could see; and if I looked within, God was yet further within. Then I knew the truth of what I had read, "In God we live and move and have our being."  

—Bernard of Clairvaux, Cistercian, 12th Century

Featured News
December 25, 2020
Prince of Peace

Prince of Peace

For a child is born to us, a son is given to us;

upon his shoulder dominion rests.

They name him Wonder-Counselor, God-Hero,

Father-Forever, Prince of Peace (Isaiah 9:6)

Merry Christmas!

Deepen your Christmas reflections:  Sr. Kathy's Chapter Talk, Sr. Gertrude's Daily Lectio, Special Winter 2020 Newsletter

Creche figures (Shown Above) made from clay by the sisters in the days before Christmas as part of our preparation for the Holy Feast.

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Monastic Internship Program

From Monastic Internship Program...

Every journey is a liminal space, an in-between time, spanning where I am now and where I hope to end up.  While a journey often involves some physical travel, a meaningful journey is accompanied by a displacement of a habitual dispositions and mindsets, while engaging an inner dimension.   ...

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Daily Lectio
January 22, 2021

Friday of the Second Week in Ordinary Time

Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children

Week of Prayer for Christian Unity: "Abide in my love and you shall bear much fruit."

Year of Saint Joseph

Readings of the Day

RB: Ch 5:1-13 Obedience

Mass: Heb 8:6-13; Resp Ps 85; Mk 3:13-1

With you, O Lord, is the fountain of life, and in your light, we see light.
JESUS, AUTHOR OF LIFE,HAVE MERCY ON US.
Today Jesus goes up the mountain and summons those whom ...

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Online Retreat

Online Retreat

December 12 - December 12, 2020

"We are all on a Journey: Monastic Tools for Today." This retreat will focus on monastic practices that can be integrated into daily routines at home. Topics will include Lectio Divina, Contemplative prayer, Our Connection to Nature, The Divine Office, and Wisdom for Daily Living. We are offering this retreat for young single women interested in discerning a vocation to monastic life or are seeking a spiritual practice to sustain them in trying and difficult times.

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