Happy Easter! Alleluia!

HAPPY EASTER! We have had a beautiful past few days celebrating the Sacred Triduum. We had many guests joining us this week for the celebrations. Holy Thursday’s Mass of the Lord’s Supper and Good Friday were very prayerful. Thursday and Friday the weather was very nice and spring-like. On Holy Thursday and Easter Sunday we […]


Today we begin the Paschal Triduum as we journey toward the joy of Easter.  This year I will help out with the liturgies at the Newman Center at Northwest Missouri State.  We have many people join us at the monastery for the Triduum.  Guests are always welcome to join the monks for prayer.  In fact, […]

Good Friday

Our Good Friday celebration of the Passion of our Lord Jesus Christ began at the 3 o’clock hour. The monastic community processed into a full Basilica in silence. The celebration of the Lord’s Passion consists of three parts, namely, the Liturgy of the Word, the Adoration of the Cross, and Holy Communion.  The Priest and […]

Triduum Schedule

What does the Abbey’s Triduum Schedule look like?  See below. Holy Thursday 11:00am Reconciliation Service (Basilica) 12:00pm Lunch 5:00pm  Holy Thursday Banquet (Guest Dining Room) 7:00pm  Solemn Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper Adoration of the Eucharist until Midnight Good Friday 7:50am  Morning Prayer 11:45am  Daytime Prayer 12:00pm  Lunch 3:00pm  Celebration of the Passion of the […]