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Welcome to the Monastery of Christ in the Desert

Abbot's and Prior's Pages

Thoughts, Reflections, and Homilies written by our Abbot and our Prior.


Now available our NEWEST CD "Blessings, Peace and Harmony" released by Sony Masterworks.

Vocational Information

Vocational information for those discerning monastic life.

Mass Intentions and Prayer Requests

If you would like to send us a prayer request or would like one of our priests to offer a Mass for a particular intention.

Daily Prayer and Mass Schedule

All are welcome to join us at daily worship.


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Monastery Gift Shop

We have crafts made by our brothers, as well as books, CD's and many unique products.

Monastery Guesthouse

Information about making reservations, accommodations and suggested donations.

Photographic Art Gallery

The Monastery is pleased to present - online - our new fine art photography gallery, "Images of the Desert."

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