Archive for November, 2019


Confirmation Candidates Hosted at Monastery of the Risen Christ

November 18th , we hosted the ‘Confirmation Candidates from three Catholic parishes at our evening meditation with the Blessed Sacrament and then Vespers here at the Monastery of the Risen Christ. Mrs. Terry Burrows who coordinated the gathering with Father Stephen modeled a prayer experience for them of our Camaldolese monastic prayer practice and meditation, […]








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Donations Needed for 3 Monastery Projects

Donations are needed for three projects here at the Monastery of the Risen Christ which have become the next step in the quality of the service we offer. Renovation of our garage into an office space for our guest master and also our financial officers who are an immense help to the monastic mission. Chapel interior […]








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Holiday Fruitcake and Date Nutcakes Now Available!

Holiday Hermitage Fruitcakes and Date-Nutcakes are now available at the Monastery’s bookstore! We have 3lbs. Cakes and 2lbs. Cakes available for your holiday gift needs. Please phone ahead so we can be available when you come to visit our bookstore at 805-544-1810 Sunday through Thursdays. Happy Thanksgiving and Merry Christmas to you! Thank you for […]








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