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LOCATION

Official Name
O.L of the Redwoods Monastery
18104 Briceland Thorn Rd
Whitethorn CA 95589
Country
USA

CONTACT INFORMATION

Telephone
[1] (707) 986-7419
Vocations Email
vocationdirector@redwoodsabbey.org
Business Email
honey@redwoodsabbey.org
Superior
Mother Kathy de Vico, Superior ad nutum 1998, Abbess 2000

OTHER INFORMATION

Juridical Status
Abbey
Diocese
Dioecesis Sanctae Rosae (Santa Rosa)
OCSO Region
[USA]
Founded/Restored
1963
Origins
Foundation of Nazareth; erected as abbey 1964
History

1962 On 1 November the first group of founders arrives, followed quickly by a second.
1963, 15 August, date of the foundation and organization of monastic life
1967, 3 May: blessing of the church

Father Immediate
Westmalle to 1969; then Guadalupe
Past Superiors

Myriam DARDENNE --- Superior --- 01/11/1962 - 21/11/1964
Myriam DARDENNE --- Abbess --- 21/11/1964 - 21/11/1976
Myriam DARDENNE --- Sup. ad nutum --- 21/11/1976 - 31/08/1985
Myriam DARDENNE --- Abbess --- 31/08/1985 - 08/12/1989
Diane FOSTER --- Abbess --- 31/01/1990 - 17/12/1995
Rosemary DURCAN --- Sup. ad nutum --- 29/12/1995 – 1998

Work and sources of income
honey, guesthouse, organic garden, forestry
Guest Facilities
12 rooms