Santa Rita

Location

Official Name Santa Rita Abbey

48

Country USA

City Sonoita

Address 14200 Fish Canyon Road

Postcode AZ 85637-6545

Contact Information

Telephone [1] (520) 455-5595

Community Email sracommty@gmail.com

Website www.SantaRitaAbbey.org

Superior Mother Victoria Murray, 2012-2024

Other Informations

Juridical Status Major Priory

Diocese Dioecesis Tucsonensis (Tucson)

OCSO Region USA

Origins

Founded by Wrentham. Erected as a priory 1978.

Father Immediate

St. Benedict’s Monastery, Snowmass

Past Superiors

Cecile JUBINVILLE — Superior — 06/02/1972 – 14/09/1978
Cecile JUBINVILLE — Titular prioress — 14/09/1978 – 30/05/1990
Beverly AITKEN — Titular prioress — 31/05/1990 – 15/04/2000

Miriam POLLARD— Titular prioress —15/04/2000-01/05/2012

Work and Sources of Income

altar bread and retreat house

Guest Facilities

Guesthouse with 6 individual rooms and a small apartment ; chaplain’s house

Transportation

Airport and Station : Tucson.

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    Japan