monastery news

Sr. Greta preaches at St. Andrews Episcopal Church in Fullerton
On Mother's Day, Sr. Greta preached about God as mother. You can listen to her sermon here.

Sr. Greta Addresses Gathering at Sivananda Ashram on "Finding God in Jail."
Sr. Greta Ronningen was invited to the Sivananda Ashram in th Bahamas in early February, where she was asked to speak about her experience in spiritul formation with our incarcerated brothers and sisters in the jails. Her talk on "Finding God in Jail" seemed to be well recieved and she reports that new friends were made and many were inspired to find ways to work with the incarcerated in their own communities. READ MORE

Expansion of the Monastery
The expansion of the monastery is now complete with the addition of a new house that connects with the original house. The main house is the monks enclosure. The adjacent house now includes monks quarters as well as the new library, meditation room, guest room, kitchen/dining room and a fitness room.  

Sr. Greta Featured on The Mystical Positivist
Sr. Greta was the featured guest on The Mystical Positivist. The interview was podcast on December 28. In the 2-hour program, Sr. Greta talks of the religious life in community, ministry with incarcerated young women and her work and study in the area of mysticism, especially her study of the Beguines. To here to hear the interview.