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  • May 2017: A Diamond Jubilee at Santa Rita Abbey

    May 2017: A Diamond Jubilee at Santa Rita Abbey

    Sister Jacqui’s Diamond Jubilee Yes, we’ve just celebrated another Jubilee of Monastic Profession here at Santa Rita Abbey! This time it is our Sister Jacqueline Moor. Sr. Jacqui is a […]

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    April 2017 – Holy Week & Easter, cont’d

    April 2017 – Holy Week & Easter, cont’d

    As promised, here are more photos from Holy Week at Santa Rita Abbey. This post features Good Friday, the Easter Vigil, and Easter Day.

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    April 2017 Palm Sunday and Holy Thursday at Santa Rita Abbey

    April 2017 Palm Sunday and Holy Thursday at Santa Rita Abbey

    Happy Easter! May our risen Lord Jesus fill all hearts with his peace and joy! We had a lovely Holy Week and Easter at Santa Rita Abbey, and we hope […]

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    April 2017 Sawmill Fire experienced by Santa Rita Abbey

    April 2017 Sawmill Fire experienced by Santa Rita Abbey

    You may have heard about the Sawmill wildfire which began in our area Sunday, April 23. Here at Santa Rita Abbey, we are all safe. Below the following text, your […]

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    March 2017 A Golden Jubilee at Santa Rita Abbey

    March 2017 A Golden Jubilee at Santa Rita Abbey

    Sister Esther’s Golden Jubilee The big event this month was our Sister Esther Sawal’s Golden Jubilee, celebrated on Monday, March 13, 2017. Sr. Esther began her religious life in her native […]

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    February 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

    February 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

    The Latest News from Santa Rita Abbey Father Bernard Johnson, RIP Our beloved chaplain of many years, Fr. Bernard Johnson, went home to God on February 21. He was our […]

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    Christmas at Santa Rita Abbey 2016

    Christmas at Santa Rita Abbey 2016

    The Christmas Season is so beautiful, so meaningful. We hope you and your loved ones had a special one! We are composing this journal entry on the last day of […]

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    December 17, 2016

    December 17, 2016

    Thanksgiving & Advent at Santa Rita Abbey Christmas is just a week away! We plan to publish a Christmas photo journal sometime afterward. In the meantime, however, here’s a little […]

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    November 14, 2016

    November 14, 2016

    October/November 2016 News from Santa Rita Abbey How did the year zoom by so quickly that Thanksgiving Day is next week?! Yet here we are! Fr. Casimir will return for […]

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    October 11, 2016

    October 11, 2016

    September/October 2016 News from Santa Rita Abbey What beautiful weather we are having at Santa Rita Abbey right now! There’s something special about blue skies in October. Thanks to the rain […]

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    September 13, 2016

    September 13, 2016

    Here at Santa Rita Abbey we celebrate a Sister’s feast day, that is, the feast of her patron saint, more than we do her birthday. In August we have two […]

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    August 8, 2016

    August 8, 2016

      Summertime at Santa Rita Abbey What a lovely summertime we are having, overflowing with life!  Two chaplains, newborn fawns, young ravens, fresh tomatoes, rain and more rain, visits from […]

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