Oklahoma: Benedictine monastery with traditional Latin liturgy elevated to abbey
February 19, 2010
Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek, a Benedictine monastery in the Diocese of Tulsa, was elevated to the dignity of an abbey on February 10.
The sacred liturgy is celebrated there in Latin according to the extraordinary form. Since its foundation in 1999, the monastery has grown from 13 to 18 professed monks, with an additional 15 men now in formation.
- Benedictine monastery in Oklahoma diocese elevated to abbey (CNS)
- Our Lady of the Annunciation of Clear Creek
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Posted by: qcuinne8582 -
Feb. 19, 2010 7:43 PM ET USA
On a visit to Clear Creek in Holy Week last year I found the monks there all looked like recent graduates of the Navy Seal Program. If Tiger wants a true rehab, that's where he ought to go.
Posted by: TheJournalist64 -
Feb. 19, 2010 7:32 PM ET USA
And their recordings of Gregorian chant aren't half-bad.
Posted by: New Sister -
Feb. 19, 2010 9:25 AM ET USA
It's like the Army getting approval from Congress for a new division - serious firepower...that we very much need!