Welcome to the Old Catholic Benedictines of Immaculate Mary, a sacred refuge where your spirit will find solace and your journey of faith will flourish. With grace and dedication, we serve under the esteemed guidance of the United States Old Catholic Church, uniting our hearts and minds in devout devotion.
Led by our revered Abbot, Fr. Tommy Golden, O.S.B., O.C.R., we embody the timeless values and teachings of the Benedictine tradition. Our order embraces the wisdom of Saint Benedict, fostering a contemplative and harmonious way of life that honors both divinity and humanity.
At the Old Catholic Benedictines of Immaculate Mary, we extend an open and loving embrace to all who seek the light of spirituality, irrespective of gender, sexual orientation, race, or age. Discrimination has no place within the sacred walls of our order, as we cherish the inherent worth and dignity of every individual. Here, inclusivity and acceptance reign supreme.
Our enriching journey began under the visionary leadership of Archbishop James Long, O.S.B., O.C.R., who dedicated twenty years of his life to nurturing this sanctuary of faith. Now, as we enter a new chapter, Fr. Tommy Golden has been elevated to the honorable position of Abbot, carrying forward the torch of Archbishop Long's profound vision.
As you embark on your spiritual pilgrimage, we welcome you as you are, embracing your unique self with open hearts and minds. Whatever your background, creed, or stage of life, our monastery offers a sacred space for growth, discovery, and nurturing spiritual connections.
Here, you will find solace in the quietude of prayerful contemplation, seek wisdom through the study of sacred texts, and engage in acts of compassion and service, both within our community and beyond. Together, as one family, we strive to create a world deeply rooted in love, justice, and compassion.
Come, dear visitor, and explore the boundless depths of faith within the Old Catholic Benedictines of Immaculate Mary. May you find here the spiritual nourishment your soul seeks, and may your journey be blessed with wisdom, peace, and transformative grace.
If you are interested in learning more about our community, feel free to contact us by going to the contact our Vocations Director by clicking here.