BY ORDER OF THE BISHOP OF WHEELING-CHARLESTON:
 
ALL CHURCHES AND PLACES OF WORSHIP IN THE DIOCESE ARE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. 
 
OUR MONASTERY CHURCH IS, THEREFORE, CLOSED TO EVERYONE, APART FROM THE IMMEDIATE MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY OF CANONS.
 
IN THE EVENT OF SERIOUS PASTORAL EMERGENCIES PLEASE TELEPHONE THE PRIORY AT 304-724-6995.
 
From The Canons:
 
WE ASSURE EVERYONE, AND PARTICULARLY THOSE WHO HAVE MADE OUR MONASTERY THEIR PERMANENT SACRAMENTAL HOME, THAT WE ARE FASTING AND PRAYING FOR THEM, FOR THE CHURCH AND OUR COUNTRY.
WE BEG GOD HAVE MERCY, AND GRANT THAT THIS PRESENT CROSS WILL PASS AWAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH HIS DIVINE WILL.  
WE URGE THE FAITHFUL TO REMEMBER THAT ALL THINGS WORK UNTO GOOD FOR THOSE WHO BELIEVE.THIS VIRUS HAS NOT COME INTO BEING, NOR THE WORLD WIDE CRISIS IT IS ENGENDERING, SOMEHOW DISCONNECTED FROM THE DIVINE WILL. THE PRESENT CRISIS IS PROVIDING A VERY REAL MEANS FOR SOUL SEARCHING AND REPENTANCE, AND RETURN TO GOD. IT IS, ACCORDING TO TRUE FAITH, A GRACE FILLED OPPORTUNITY FOR THE WHOLE OF OUR SOCIETY TO RETURN TO HIM, THE AUTHOR OF ALL LIFE AND SOURCE OF TRUE HUMAN HAPPINESS.  WE PRAY GOD WILL SUSTAIN US ALL, AND THAT HE WILL TEMPER THE SEVERITY OF THIS VIRUS' EFFECTS FOR REASON OF THE FAITHFUL THROUGHOUT THE WORLD WHO ARE OFFERING HIM THEIR PRAYERS, FASTING AND SACRIFICES FOR AN AMELIORATION OF THIS CRISIS, AND SEEKING HIM AS OUR WORLD'S TRUE AND ETERNAL "VACCINE" AGAINST ALL EVIL. 
JESUS, MARY. JOSEPH, HAVE MERCY - SAVE US ALL, FOR GOD'S GLORY AND OUR TRUE WELFARE. 

 


 

Facebook Livestream Video Schedule For The Priory

 

Sunday

High Mass: 10:15 am
Vespers: 6:00 pm

 

Weekdays

Mass: 8:00 am
Vespers: 5:00 pm

 

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St. Joseph Mass 2020 Video

Mass For The Solemnity Of St Joseph

 

A Video Recording Of The Private Mass and Sermon For The Solemnity Of St. Joseph Today At The Priory Is Now Available

 

Mass and Sermon:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xg0KhzkYdvM&t=3138s 

 

Sermon Only:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_MJYE9wV3tU 

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Audio: 2019 Advent Quiet Day Conferences

Audio: 2019 Advent Quiet Day Conferences    

 Recordings from the 2019 Advent Quiet Day are now available.

 

Morning Conference

 

Afternoon Conference

 

 

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Audio: Friendship according to Aristotle and its value for Young Adults

Friendship according to Aristotle and its value for Young Adults

- given by Dom Alban, in November, 2019 at Mad Monks Coffee Shop

 

 

 

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Sermon for the Seventeenth Sunday After Pentecost 2019

 

Beloved in Christ, 

     Over the past few Sundays, the epistle readings have placed before us St Paul encouraging us to enter more deeply into an authentic spiritual, interior life.  Most particularly he has urged us on to works of the [ ... ]

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Sermon for the feast of St. Michael 2019

Sermon for the feast of St. Michael 2019

 

Dearly Beloved,

 

In the Hebrew language the name Michael means Who is like God? and calls to mind, on this feast especially, the long Judeo-Christian tradition of the battle in heaven between the “prince of the heavenly host” – Michael – and the [ ... ]

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Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost 2019

Sermon for the Fifteenth Sunday After Pentecost 2019

 

Dearly Beloved,

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