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Our Daughter Houses
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Map of Grounds
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Welcome to the Monastery of Christ in the Desert Video Project
Nineteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time, Year A
Dom Gabriel Mkhabela, O.S.B., Called to Eternal Life
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Prayer + Chant
How We Pray and Chant
Daily Prayer and Mass Schedule
Way Of The Cross Meditation
Our Chants on CD
The Holy Rule of St. Benedict
Sayings and Stories from the Desert Fathers
Opus Dei: The Divine Office
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Come Visit Us!
We also run a "real" gift shop
adjacent to the Monastery abbey where we stock religious items, books, and items handmade by our monks. Visitors are welcome Monday through Sunday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Images of the Desert
You may purchase plaques and prints of breathtaking images from Erik Stensland’s Images of the Desert, either
or by walking into the gallery itself (located next to the monastery gift shop.)