THE 2024



Through the ages, the world has turned to abbeys in times of crisis.

Abbeys weathered the storms that beset the early Church, and in turn helped forge Christian thought and culture. Abbeys have withstood war, plague, and famine, and helped rebuild Europe in the aftermath. Through the centuries, abbeys have stood as testaments to man's relentless pursuit of truth and goodness and beauty--that is to say, his relentless pursuit of God. Now, amidst the troubles of our own age, people  are again turning to abbeys to lead them in this pursuit.

Sero te amavi,
pulchritudo tam antiqua et tam nova,
Sero te amavi.



We carry out ancient work, but it is no less vital, no less powerful by its age. Indeed, the world still needs beauty, truth, and goodness. Men and women of faith still need the healing and saving graces of the Sacraments. The world around us still needs prayers. And God, in His great love, has given us the grace to meet these needs.

This is the vital and life-changing work of the abbey, and it is cause for such great joy.

It is in this spirit of joy that Abbot Eugene Hayes, O.Praem. and the Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael's Abbey invite you to attend The Gala, celebrating the 3rd anniversary of the dedication of St. Michael's Abbey and church, and the role of the monastery in the modern world.


Please make your reservation by Friday, April 19. Kindly direct all questions about tickets to or call (657) 314-9049.

Proceeds from the Gala help advance the work of St. Michael's Abbey. By uniting your generosity with our mission, you make yourself a partner in this work. Together, we are bringing the peace and truth of Christ to those who need it.

Thank you!

If you are unable to attend but would still like to support the abbey, you can do so by following the link below.

The Evening's


The Gala

Saturday, May 4
@ St. Michael's Abbey
27977 Silverado Canyon Road
Silverado, CA 92676

Cocktail attire

4:30 PM

Rosary in the abbey church

5:00 PM

Sung Vespers in the abbey church

5:30 PM

Reception followed by dinner in the St. Norbert Plaza

et esurio et sitio;
tetigisti me,
et exarsi in pacem tuam.