Welcome Home

​”It is the silence of eternity that unites the soul with God.” ​Sister Marie Aimee de Jesus The air was chilled; winds bent the branches of the trees carrying the low hanging clouds across a grey sky as his Brother Monks bore Brother Justin along the pathway, to the repeated single toll of the tower … More Welcome Home

Brother Justin OSB

Dear Sister and Brother Oblates of Mount Saviour Monastery, Sadly, on April 4th, our Benedictine brother, Br Justin M. Raphael Young died suddenly. The opening lines of William Couper’s poem reads: “God moves in a mysterious way, His wonders to perform.” Br. Justin lived his life with the wonder of God as his center and … More Brother Justin OSB

Oblate News

Received from Fr. Michael Perry… Men’s monastery that it is, Mount Saviour has a long history of welcoming women as oblates.  Some stay very involved and close to “home”  and others make their oblation and move on. Two of our sister oblates died recently; each of them written up with a half page obituary in … More Oblate News

The Homily for the Solemnity of the Dedication of our chapel

– Fr. Michael Perry Because the memory of war was seared in the mind of Reverend Father Damasus and others We became one of the hundreds of churches  around the country And around the world Dedicated to Mary the Queen of Peace Place our church atop the Saviour’s mountain. And you have. What we have: … More The Homily for the Solemnity of the Dedication of our chapel

Brother Francis

From Fr Michael Perry …. God is good! All the time! ….and the goodness of God showed itself last night in the Common Room of the monastery. After First Vespers of the feast of The Body and Blood of Christ the community gathered to give the habit to Brother Cester, the young man from the … More Brother Francis

The New Normal

By Fr Michael Perry There is a “new normal” everywhere, even at Mount Saviour. Chapel doors that used to be open all day for people to come and pray are now locked to keep the virus out.  Guests have been notified not to come and events have been cancelled.  The new normal has left the … More The New Normal

Lambs and Vocations

by Fr Michael Perry I was sitting at the front desk in the Portery reading a review in The New Yorker of the new book about Dorothy Day,  when out of the blue (actually the barn) Br John showed up and asked me if l wanted to see his baby pictures.”This should be interesting”, l … More Lambs and Vocations