Sister Sarah’s Story
In meeting people in my role as vocations director, I am aware of how valuable our vocation stories can be to others who are searching, and here I offer some milestones that led me to pursue my ownRead more +
The Road To St Mary’s Abbey Glencairn
Possibly one of the most frequent questions I’m asked is just how I came to enter St. Mary’s Abbey and in truth, I myself sometimes marvel at how the Lord came to call me to this life in thisRead more +
Mairéad’s Vocation Story
My monastic journey began 6 years ago when I visited the Guest House in Glencairn for the first time to see if Cistercian life was the answer to this restless search for a more meaningful way ofRead more +
Michelle’s Vocation Story
I first knew that I wanted to be a nun at the age of fifteen. I did not know how to go about it or who to talk to, so at the time I did nothing. I was a little distressed by this realisation and wasRead more +
We have made an unexpected discovery here at the Abbey!
Our builders went to
The Abbess and community would like to wish you all a Blessed and joyful Easter.