Mount Saviour Monastery

October 2015
Our guest facilities were full for the Oblates' Retreat for, the week-end October 16 -18Msgr. Richard Liddy gave 4 lectures on the psalms.  The participants had 3 meals in the refectory with the monks.  The following Sunday, October 25th 2015, in front of a large crowd, Fr. Dan Horan, OFM gave a lecture entitled: Thomas Merton and St. Francis of Assisi: the Influence of a Medieval Saint on a Modern Monk .  Many Christians are fascinated by his his life journey; his mother died when he was young, he searched for meaning and happiness and he joined a Trappist monastery.  His writings have influenced a large population and we still sell his books that were written more than 50 years ago.
Mount Saviour is searching for a second Chaplain, offering hospitality (free room and board) to  a priest who would share pastoral duties with Fr. Don Curtis, our current Chaplain.  His main duty would be to celebrate mass, alternating a week at a time and to be available for the sacrament of reconciliation for the monks and guests and possibly answer the phone for two hours during the day at the main desk of the monastery.  The accommodations we offer would be a "studio" apartment with a kitchen and a bathroom equipped for the elderly, private entrance and porch that overlooks our orchard. He would be able to cook his own meals or is welcome to take meals with the monastic community in the refectory.  He would of course be welcome to join the monks and the guests in praying the Divine Office.  He would have time to offer his services for other ministries in  our area if he wishes and could be absent for vacation or other commitments after coordinating with Fr. Don.  If interested, please contact the Prior.
Oblates' Retreat 2015
Oblates' Retreat 2015