The monks of St. Bernard Abbey are involved in various works and apostolates. Click on the images below to learn more.
Farm & Garden
Cows, Chickens, & Vegetables
The monks run a small beef-cattle farm. They also have about 40 chickens, whose eggs they eat for breakfast. There is also a small garden which supplies fresh summer vegetables.
Manual Labor & Groundskeeping
Care of our Land
A main principle of Benedictine life and work is the sanctification of the land we inhabit. We care for and cultivate our property just as God called Adam & Eve to do in the Garden of Eden.
Benedictine Brothers' Bakery
Bread & Cookies
The monks bake various breads and cookies to sell. Support us by buying monk-made baked goods at our Grotto Shop or online!
St. Bernard Scriptorium
The monks publish various books about our life and the history of our monastery. Find a selection of our publications at our Grotto Shop or online.
St. Bernard Preparaory School
In the Benedictine Tradition
The monks proudly educate young men and women in the arts of knowledge and of the spiritual life. Learn more about our 7 - 12 grade boarding school.
Welcome all as Christ
The monks receive countless guests each year to visit and pray with us. Many pilgrims come also to visit the Ave Maria Grotto.