The property is located in the Rocky Mountains at an elevation of 2,400 metres. It consists of a broad plain surrounded by mountains.
1956: The first group of founders is sent and began construction of the monastery.
1960: The General Chapter authorizes its canonical erection, but this did not take place until 5 November 1969.
1995 – Construction of a new retreat center including a main building and eight hermitages.
2000 – Construction of a new wing on the main monastery for an infirmary, chapter room and library extension.
Leo SLATTERIE, Superior (06/03/1956 – ?/10/1958)
Thomas Aquinas KEATING, Superior ( ?/10/1958 – 29/08/1961) (v.26)
Joachim VIENS, Superior (?/ ?/1961 – ?/03/1968)
Michael ABDO, Superior (?/03/1968 – 03/02/1970); Abbot (03/02/1970 – 05/06/1980); Sup. ad nutum (05/06/1980 – 28/04/1985)
Work and Sources of Income
Cookies, farm, shop, guesthouse