Redwoods

Location

Official Name O.L of the Redwoods Monastery

40

Country USA

City Whitethorn

Address 18104 Briceland Thorn Rd

Postcode 95589

Contact Information

Telephone [1] (707) 986-7419

Business Email honey@redwoodsabbey.org

Website www.redwoodsabbey.org

Superior Mother Kathy de Vico, Superior ad nutum 1998, Abbess 2000

Other Informations

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

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