City of Saints

St. Michael's Abbey has partnered with award winning director Charles Kinnane to bring you the unprecedented seven part series - City of Saints.  Read more

Campaign Update and Survey

Later this year, The Campaign for St. Michael's Abbey will begin its public phase. With $80 million in commitments already secured, the campaign is off to a tremendous start. The next step is to gather feedback from those who have a close relationship to the... Read more

Hope

by Fr. Chrysostom
We began our Mass today with the prayer: “Keep Your family safe, O Lord, with unfailing care, that, relying solely on the hope of heavenly grace, they may be defended always by your protection.” “Relying solely on the hope of heavenly grace.” That sounds like... Read more

Join the Procession and Carry a Light

by Abbot Eugene
“In honor of the divine mystery we celebrate today let us all hasten to meet Christ. Everyone should be eager to join the procession and carry a light,” the text taken from the second reading of the office of readings for today, the Presentation of... Read more

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Who We Are

Immersed in the 900-year tradition of our order, we Norbertine Fathers live a monastic common life of liturgical prayer and care for souls. Our abbey here in Orange consists of nearly fifty priests and thirty seminarians studying for the priesthood. Learn more here.

Vocations Brochures

Do you know any young men who might be interested in entering our community? Share our two new vocations brochures with them, and please keep praying for holy Norbertine vocations.

Prayer Requests

Did you know that you can submit prayer requests to our community electronically? We list these intentions in the sacristy, and our conferes pray for them every day.

New Newsletter

The newest edition of the St. Michael Messenger is now available here. Also check out the newsletter archive, or subscribe to receive the next one.

Who Is St. Norbert?

St. Norbert founded our Order, the Canons Regular of Prémontré, on Christmas Day 1121. Learn more about our holy father hereSancte Pater Norberte, ora pro nobis.

Radio Shows

Our Fr. Sebastian makes regular guest appearances on Catholic Answers Live, an apologetics-focused radio program for Catholics and non-Catholics alike. Click here to listen to his past shows.

Summer Camp Photos

Check out the photos from St. Michael's Summer Camp 2016, our annual seminarian apostolate for boys age 7–12.

A Day in the Life

What does a Norbertine canon do all day? Click here to find out.