Welcome to The Abbot's CircleThis digital library was created as a thank you gift to the generous souls who support the growing seminary and life-changing ministries of St. Michael’s Abbey as members of the Abbot’s Circle. It is our hope that the content will support you in learning, prayer, and the development of your spiritual life. If you are not an Abbot's Circle member yet we hope you enjoy this two week free trial.
Fr. John Henry offers us this beautiful video reflection on the Baptism of the Lord.
St. John the Baptist is not just any prophet. In our Lord’s own words, he is a “prophet . . . . and more than a prophet.”
“There he found a man named Aeneas.” In a currently released film, the supervillain proposes the dilemma that if God is almighty, He can’t be all good; and if He is all good, He can’t be almighty.
This digital library was created as a thank you gift to the generous souls who support the
ministries of St. Michael’s Abbey as members of the Abbot’s Circle. We want to keep you
updated on what your support makes possible.
Enjoy critically acclaimed documentary series, video lectures, and more from the Norbertine Fathers, on-demand in the Abbot’s Circle video library.
Immerse yourself in a collection of chants, reflections, audio lectures, and more from the Norbertine Fathers, on-demand in the Abbot’s Circle audio library.
Enjoy a vast collection of thought-provoking written reflections from the Norbertine Fathers in the Abbot's Circle written library.
Check back frequently for new writings, videos, and audio.
One essential element of our religious vocation is to pray for the needs and intentions of others. We would be honored to pray for you and your loved ones. Please share with us your intentions and be assured that we will carry them with us in prayer.
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St. Michael's Abbey
Ancient Order. Modern World. Timeless Need.
For more than fifty years, the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey have served the Christian faithful in Southern California—“lifting high the Holy Eucharist over the miseries and errors of this world” (Saint Pope John Paul II).