Another step for a kiwi monk

Br. Jonathan writes about his experience in the monastery.

From the Monastery

Guesthouse manager Sybil Gibson writes about monastic hospitality.

A Piece of Eternity

Janelle Visser, from Canada, visited us and wrote a brief article about her stay. Janelle is an adventure tourism guide.


Kopua blessed by local vocation… an article in the NZ Catholic about Brothers Aelred, Gregory & Anselm arriving from Our Lady of the Philippines Abbey, and Brother Jonathan, from Palmerston North, entering the noviciate .

Rest in Peace Brother Tony Brown

Sadly Br. Tony passed away on the 16th of October 2020 aged 79. Please find a link to Father Nicho’s Homily from the funeral. It relates to Saint Matthew’s Gospel 2:2-11.