This is an opportunity to listen deeply for God's voice as you experience the richness of monastic life: silence, the beauty of nature, private and communal prayer, and meditation. Sisters will
be available to guide discernment.
The schedule includes participation in the monastic hours of prayer, Eucharist, and m
The following article appeared in the Santa Rosa Diocese publication North Coast Catholic
There is a walking trail on the monastery’s property that winds along
the bank of the Mattole River – up and down gentle ravines and through running creeks. The river bank is fortified by the roots of giant redwoods and the water is crystal clear.
Occasionally we see fish
This Easter I ran across an article online that caught my attention. (you can read the whole article here) It was about Lasse Sprang Olsen, a stunt man and self acknowledged atheist, who
because of his near brush with death, set on a course to learn how to truly pray. This search brought him to the cross - literally. On Good Friday, 2014, he was one of those who
participated in the annual cr
This summer Redwoods Monastery hosted a weekend geared especially for
young women (ages 18-40) who were interested in learning more about monasticism and contemplative prayer. 6 women attended – most in their early twenties. Some were interested in a religious
vocation but most came just to experience a deeper level of prayer. This was the second year we hosted this event and we now hope to ma