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A Monastic Life Experience: MLR David Buttrick

Posted on July 31st, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

Community News:

Our new friend and June – July Monastic Life Participant, David Buttrick, has graciously agreed to share with us some of his thoughts about our MLR program and his experience in general. Thanks David for being with us!!!…



Br. Brian’s Transfer of Stability

Posted on May 17th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Community News:

At our Eucharistic Celebration on May 16th, our Br. Brian transferred his monastic stability from Bolton Abbey in Ireland to our community.  We have a new brother!  It is official!

 

We present Abbot Peter’s Homily on the …



Trappist Abbey News: 3-19-2015

Posted on March 27th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 6 comments

Community News:

Two Ordinations to the Priesthood!

On the Solemnity of St. Joseph, our two Fathers Dominique and Todd both received the Sacrament of Holy Orders, being ordained to the Priesthood. Archbishop Alexander Sample was here for the Solemn occasion, …



Christmas Midnight Mass Homily 2014

Posted on January 3rd, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Abbot Peter, caught up in the Holy Spirit’s Whirlwind, presented this inspired homily at our Christmas Midnight Eucharist. We present it here for you to be taken up!

Christmas Midnight Mass Homily 2014



The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 2014

Posted on December 19th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

We had another beautiful celebration of our Lady of Guadalupe last Friday. During the Eucharistic Celebration, Fr. Peter Byrne gave a homily which was described by one dear community friend as the best she had ever heard! We present it …



The Monastic Church Revisted

Posted on December 16th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Our Church architect, dear friend, and brother Dave Richen was with us for the Seventh Anniversary of the Dedication of our Monastic Church.  He Shared with us some very beautiful reflections after our community mass.  I’m happy and grateful to …



Thanksgiving Day Homily 2014

Posted on December 13th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. No Comments

We were very thankful to hear a homily from our Abbot on Thanksgiving Day.  We hear way too few from him!  We offer it here for you to share also.

 

Thanksgiving Day Homily 2014



A Monastic Life Retreatant’s Photo Experience.

Posted on November 21st, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

Our Former Monastic Life Retreat, Jason Brown, was kind enough to share with us some photos he took during his month long retreat here at the Trappist Abbey. We offer them here for you to experience our place too.

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Br. Brian O’ Dowd: An Irish Monk in Oregon.

Posted on October 26th, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 6 comments

Our new brother, Brian O’ Dowd, offers here his reflections on his life in our community. He has been and continues to be a great gift to our community.

 

Br. Brian O’ Dowd: An Irish Monk in Oregon.



A Monastic Life Experience: Jason Brown

Posted on May 21st, by Br. CB in Community News & Events. 1 Comment

We’ve just finished up a Monastic Life Retreat here and one of the participants, Jason Brown, has graciously agreed to share his experience with you.

 

MLR Jason Brown, April 2014






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Dave Richen’s Memorial Mass – 2016

David Richen, Architect

On November 7th, 2016 we celebrated the Memorial Mass for our beloved Architect, David Richen.  We present to you here,...

Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe 2016

Homily: Archbishop Vlazny

We celebrated another glorious feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe on the December 12th and were especially blessed to have...

A Monastic Life Experience: Steve Fawver

Community News:

Our Monastic Life Participant from Spring 2016, Steve Fawver, has graciously agreed to share with us some of his thoughts about...