Norbertine Deacons Serve at Epiphany Mass with Pope Francis

Our Norbertine deacons, Fraters Joachim and Miguel, were blessed to serve for Pope Francis at the Holy Mass on the Solemnity of the Epiphany of the Lord.Read more

You Should Pray a Lot

by Fr. Victor
He appears “like a fire,” with "flaming words," "shattering his enemies," "trampling them underfoot like breadcrumbs"; he "shuts up the heavens" and "brings down fire," and so on. This description of Elijah which we heard in today’s reading sounds more like the curriculum vitae of... Read more

The Good Fruit of Repentance

by Fr. Chrysostom
“Produce good fruit as evidence of your repentance.” Why is it that repentance itself is not enough, but that St. John the Baptist insists to the pharisees at the Jordan River, and by extension the pharisees in this church, that they need to produce the... Read more

Turning Tables

by Fr. Theodore
We just heard the prophet Isaiah foretell some of the table-turning transformations that would characterize the Messiah’s appearance on earth: Lebanon’s fruitless forest would be changed into a fruitful orchard, while the fruitful orchard would become a forest. The lowly would exult, the proud in... 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.