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!

  



Explore your Vocation.  Join an Online Retreat, February 27, 2021, 9:30a - 5:00p PST. 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
February 02, 2021
Feast of the Presentation

Feast of the Presentation

"A light to be a revelation to the nations and to be a glory to your people Israel." This verse is sung by the Redwoods community to commemorate the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord at the Temple in Jerusalem.

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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
February 24, 2021

Wednesday of the First Week of Lent

Year of Saint Joseph

Other saints: Bl. Constantius of Fabriano, OP (-1481); Bl. Asccension of the Heart of Jesus Nicol Gono, OP (1868-1940)

Readings of the Day

RB: Ch 18:20-25

Mass: Jonah 3:1-10; Resp Ps 51; Lk 11:29-32p

A heart contrite and humbled, O God, you will not spurn.
HEART OF JESUS, SOURCE OF ALL CONSOLATION,HAVE MERCY ON US.
Some of the most comforting words today come from the verse before the Gospel: Even ...

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Online Retreat

Online Retreat

February 27 - February 27, 2021

"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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