Next Sermon - 7:00 AM on Sunday 28
On August 15th, 2018, we invite you to join the monastic community in celebrating the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The Assumption marks God’s action, when at the end of her time on Earth, the Blessed Virgin Mary was taken into heaven corporeally (body and soul). This Solemnity is a holy day of obligation for Catholics on which they are to attend Mass. Our celebration of the Eucharist for the Solemnity will be at 11AM in…Find out more »
Father Kieran Neilson, O.S.B., died peacefully at Belmont Abbey late Wednesday afternoon, February 27.
His body will be received in the abbey basilica at 7:00 p.m. on Friday, March 1, followed by Vespers.
The funeral will be at St. Michael's Catholic Church, 708 St. Michaels Lane, Gastonia, NC. The rosary will begin at 9:40 a.m., followed by the Mass at 10:00 a.m. Burial will follow in the Belmont Abbey Cemetery at noon.
A Memorial Mass will be celebrated at Mary Mother of the Church Abbey and Benedictine College Preparatory School in Richmond, VA, on Friday, March 15, at 9:30 a.m.Find out more »
The monastic community will be hosting a men’s retreat for students from Belmont Abbey College during Holy Week this year. The retreat begins on the evening of Wednesday, April 17th and ends on Easter Sunday, April 21st. Participants will stay in the monastery during those days, and join the monastic community for its prayers and meals. The retreat will also include conferences given by members of the monastic community. Come join the monastic community as we celebrate the Triduum, the…Find out more »