Welcome Video

Welcome to our website. I hope it serves to enhance your awareness of God’s goodness to all of us and also deepen your own relationship with him. Abbot Richard Antonucci, O. Praem,

Ordination Video

Priestly Ordination and Mass of Thanksgiving – Fr. A. Gerard Jordan, O.Praem. – Daylesford Abbey – July 9 & 10, 2016

Solemn Vows Video

Solemn Profession of Fr. David Driesch, O.Praem. – Daylesford Abbey – August 28, 2016

Simple Vows Video

Simple Profession of Frater Jeff Himes, O.Praem. - Daylesford Abbey - August 27, 2016

Abbey Life


If you have a generous heart and a love for God and neighbor, God may be calling you to explore a vocation to consecrated life. The Norbertines of Daylesford Abbey are available to help you with this process of discernment.
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Spirituality Center

The Spirituality Center at Daylesford Abbey provides guests a peaceful refuge where they can deepen their sense of personal and communal spirituality.
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Abbey Events

  • May 02

    The Long Loneliness (Book Discussion)

    May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
    Organizer: Cissy Claypool
    May 04

    Healing Mass

    May 4 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    May 09

    The Long Loneliness (Book Discussion)

    May 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
    Organizer: Cissy Claypool
    May 15

    Lunch and Learn “Stories and Songs: A Sacred Concert”

    May 15 @ 12:15 pm - 4:00 pm
    $15 - $25
    Organizer: Clare Gavin
    May 16

    The Long Loneliness (Book Discussion)

    May 16 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm
    Organizer: Cissy Claypool

Vocation Blog

Divine Mercy Sunday

On April 22nd, I had the great experience of being the celebrant for the “Grand Reunion” Mass at the high school that I attended many decades...
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Come, Holy Spirit

Last week, I had the opportunity to concelebrate the liturgy for the celebration of the sacrament of Confirmation.  A family member had a son who...
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Untie him and set him free

“Untie him and set him free”.  These words from John’s Gospel on the raising of Lazarus from the dead have always struck me with a poignancy that...
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Remembering a confrere and friend

Today, March 3, Father Fran Dorff will be buried at Santa Maria de la Vid Abbey in Albuquerque, New Mexico.  We will also have a stone for him...
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Abbey Videos

Daylesford Abbey Vocation Video

Daylesford Associates Video