The writing & works of

The Norbertine Fathers of St. Michael’s Abbey

The Story of Michalemas

The Feast of Saint Michael is a solemnity with a history as valiant and colorful as its angelic namesake!


Signum Magnum

The Norbertine Fathers sing the Signum Magnum, a piece of Gregorian Chant for the Introit of the Solemnity of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary (August 15th).


International Meeting of the Formation Superiors of the Order

Every six years the Norbertine Order organizes an international meeting of the novice masters and formation superiors for those who are able to participate from canonries all around the world.


The Face of Christ in Me

The newly ordained priests reflect on their experience of this momentous day.


Veni Creator Spiritus

Come, Holy Spirit, Creator blest, and in our souls take up Thy rest; come with Thy grace and heavenly aid to fill the hearts which Thou hast made.


Salve Regina

Salve Regina -- Hail Holy Queen -- begins one of the most well known and beautiful prayers to Our Lady. Enjoy this rendition by the abbey schola!


Veni Sancte Spiritus

This chant imploring the aid of the Holy Spirit is the sung before the Gospel on Pentecost Sunday.


Regina Caeli

The Regina Caeli--sung after Compline during the Easter Season--is one of the most recognizable (and beautiful!) Marian chants.


May 4 Livestream: Anniversary Mass for the Abbey Church

We invite you to join us as we commemorate the second anniversary of the dedication of our beautiful abbey church.


Victimae Paschali Laudes

The Victimae Paschali Laudes--the sequence for Easter Day--describes the joyful encounter between the Resurrected Christ and Mary Magdalene.


Live: Paschal Vespers 2023

He is RISEN! Join us for Vespers every Sunday during Easter.


Vexilla Regis

"The Royal Banner forward goes..." This begins the Vexilla Regis, sung during Passiontide to mark the sublimity and victory of the Cross.


Tenebrae, 2023

The liturgy of Tenebrae (Latin for "darkness"), which dates back to the ninth century, is a special expression of Matins and Lauds unique to Holy Week.