The First Sunday of Lent

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Father Peter McCarthy, OCSO, Abbot of Our Lady of Guadalupe Abbey is visiting us for a few days from Oregon.  Today at Mass for the First Sunday of Advent, Abbot Peter used a poem from Denise Levertov to frame his homily on the temptations of Christ and our temptations.

"Jesus comes to us through the holes in our lives, not through the filled places..."  Listen to Fr Peter's entire homily here.

March 10, 2019 Read More

Sanctuary Forest Annual Board Meeting

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This weekend the board of Sanctuary Forest held their annual board meeting in our new Welcome Center.

January 20, 2019 Read More

Praying the O Antiphons

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Listen to Sr Kathy's Reflections on the O Antiphons

December 23, 2018 Read More

Ways to Prepare for Christmas

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Take a break from all the busyness of the season and go a little deeper into the meaning of Christmas.

December 22, 2018 Read More

Thanksgiving at the Monastery  

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At Redwoods, Thanksgiving is a liturgical event held in the context of the Eucharist.  The Eucharist (known also as the Mass) comes from the Greek word eucharistein,which means to give thanks.  It commemorates the self-gift of Christ for the salvation of the world and is the “source and summit” of our communal life together. 

November 24, 2018 Read More
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