Father Maurice

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Our beloved chaplain, Fr. Maurice Flood, died suddenly at his monastery of the Holy Cross in Berryville, VA.  He was 85 years old. He had served as our chaplain from 1999 - 2014 and was known by all for his big smile and even bigger heart. 

Funeral Mass Information- September 4, 2021

*In the photo above, Maurice is seen sawing some fallen branches after a winter storm.

August 26, 2021 Read More

Listen with the Ear of Your Heart

Chapter Talks

“It is written in the prophets: ‘They shall all be taught by God’.  Everyone who listens to my Father and learns from him comes to me’” (Jn 6:45).  If we took just this sentence into prayer, how are we each being addressed by these words of Jesus?  There exists within us the reality that God is ready to teach us and, presumably, at any given moment. 

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August 08, 2021 Read More

Bear and Raccoon

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A few nights ago, we had some furry visitors to our garden.  

July 29, 2021 Read More

Interns Have Arrived

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Monastic Internship program is in full swing at Redwoods Abbey. Already two women have completed their internships.  The young women help us with gardening, cooking and miscellaneous chores while learning about prayer and monastic life.

July 19, 2021 Read More

Deep Calls to Deep

Chapter Talks

The readings for the Mass today center on the ‘shepherd’ theme.  Jesus realizes that his disciples need some solitary, silent time and space.  As they retreat to a lonely place, they see before them a crowd of people who arrived there just before them. 

July 19, 2021 Read More
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