May 1, 2018 Election at Santa Rita Abbey

May 1, 2018 Election at Santa Rita Abbey

On Tuesday, May 1, 2018, we had the great joy of re-electing our Mother Victoria Murray for a second six-year term as our Titular Prioress! Here are two photos from […]

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Jan-Feb 2018 at Santa Rita Abbey

Jan-Feb 2018 at Santa Rita Abbey

January-February 2018 at Santa Rita Abbey Things have been busy around here so far this year. Here are some highlights. Fr. James Garcia was our resident chaplain for six months […]

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February 17, 1920-December 31, 2017: Mother Cecile Jubinville

February 17, 1920-December 31, 2017: Mother Cecile Jubinville

Mother Cecile Jubinville Our beloved former superior and first prioress, Mother Cecile Jubinville, was called home to God on December 31, 2017. She was born in Pawtucket, Rhode Island on […]

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Christmas 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

Christmas 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

Christmas 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey Happy New Year 2018! We hope you enjoyed a lovely Christmas celebration with your loved ones. May 2018 be full of blessings for you […]

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November-December 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

November-December 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

November-December 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey Christmas is just around the corner, but here’s a little news from November and early December. We’ll publish a Christmas journal entry sometime after […]

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October 2017 (part 2) at Santa Rita Abbey

October 2017 (part 2) at Santa Rita Abbey

October 2017 (part 2) at Santa Rita Abbey   Annual Retreat & A Little Halloween Fun Our annual community retreat was the week of October 15-21 this year. We stay […]

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September-October 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

September-October 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

September-October 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey Mother Vicki was away at our Order’s General Chapter for most of the month of September. It is always an extraordinary experience to be […]

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July and August 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

July and August 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

July & August 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey After a very bad fire season in the Sonoita-Elgin area this year (the Sawmill Fire in April, the Kellogg Fire in May, […]

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May & June 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

May & June 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey

May – June 2017 at Santa Rita Abbey Friends and Volunteer Helpers This summer at Santa Rita Abbey we have two more women Volunteer Helpers living in our Retreat House for several […]

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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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