The monk's day
"Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek is a Benedictine monastery in the diocese of Tulsa, Oklahoma....
"The Divine Office and Holy Mass are celebrated in Latin and sung in Gregorian Chant. With the approval of the Pontifical Commission ‘Ecclesia Dei’ and the consent of Bishop Edward J. Slattery of Tulsa, priests at Clear Creek celebrate according to the 1962 Roman Missal, with some minor modifications at High Mass. They also observe the complete Benedictine horarium....
(above foto: Bill Sherman, Tulsa World - others from monastery website)
"As of January 2nd, 2008, the monks of Our Lady of Clear Creek Monastery are no longer living in the temporary shelter afforded by a converted horse barn. Thanks to the prayers and generosity of a great number of our friends—known or unknown to us—we have left our dear cowboy Bethlehem on the banks of Clear Creek to take up residence in a truly monastic structure, the building we refer to as the 'residence'."
(from the Website of Our Lady of the Annunciation monastery)
Happy National Vocations Awareness week!