The Monastery

Following the Rule of St Benedict the monks of New Norcia live a life of work and prayer and all are welcome to join the monks at prayer.

New Norcia is also a parish and Mass is held Monday to Saturday at 7.30am and on Sundays at 9am.

The Community

  • Fr John Herbert (Abbot)
  • Fr Bernard Rooney (Abbot Emeritus)
  • Fr David Barry (Prior)
  • Fr Anscar McPhee
  • Fr Anthony Lovis
  • Dom Francis Byrne
  • Dom Christopher Power (Deacon/Dean)
  • Dom Michael Tunney
  • Fr Robert Nixon
  • Dom Daniel Meers
  • Dom Paul Forster
  • Dom Peter Stefanski