OF THE RISEN CHRIST
FR RAY ROH, OSB, SUPERIOR
CELL PHONE 805-704-8570, RESIDENCE 805-544-1810
MONASTERY TEL 805-544-1810
Due to reasons beyond our control, the Monastery of the Risen Christ will not sponsor the School for Charismatic Spiritual Direction in 2013. Dr Marie DiSciullo-Naples will administer the School under her own web site.
The School website is: http://www.mrcschoolforspiritualdirectors.mynetworksolutions.com/ Please address all correspondence to her. Fr Ray Roh OSB.
Abbot David Geraets, OSB, March 4, 1935
-- March 2, 2012
For information call Fr Ray Roh,
An Oblate is a lay or clerical, single or married, associate formally associated to a particular
monastery. The Oblate seeks to live a life in harmony with the spirit of St. Benedict as revealed in the Rule of
Saint Benedict and its contemporary expression.
The Oblates affiliated with Saint John's Abbey publish
a unique online Benedictine Oblate program
People from around the world
The Order of
If you want to receive a daily
reading from the Rule of St Benedict,
go to this website and insert your Email
address in the box:
Benedict, you are a "blessing" indeed, as your name indicates. Practicing
what you preached, you founded the monastic tradition of the West by
joining prayer to labor for God. Help
all who follow their Rule to be true to their vocation. May they labor and
pray for the world to the greater glory of God. Amen.
We have a "Prayer Basket" near the tabernacle in our chapel.
Call or write with your requests, we will put them in
the basket and pray for your intentions.
Send prayer requests
For spiritual guidance call
Fr Ray Roh or Fr Steve Coffey
or Connie at 805-544-7808.
Monastery of the Risen Christ
The Monastery of
the Risen Christ is a Benedictine Monastery started as a mission from Our Lady of Guadalupe Monastery,
Pecos, NM, in 1987, by Fr. Ray Roh, O.S.B. In 1992, it became independent and Abbot David
Geraets, O.S.B. was made Superior. Current members include Father Ray
Stephen Odenbrett, Fr. Albert Meyer, Fr. Ray Greco (retired), Brother Alfonso Daniel
Junior Monk, Connie Mayrhofer and Br. Michael
Rodgers, Junior Monk.
The Monastery is located on a 40 acre ranch just outside San Luis Obispo. There are currently
no retreat facilities, but anyone is welcome to come to the Monastery prayer times and
make private retreats with the members while staying elsewhere. The members engage in
numerous kinds of apostolates, from parish and prison ministry to retreats, workshops,
parish missions, spiritual conferences. A number of members are always available for
The Monastery operates a School for
Spiritual Directors at the Mission renewal Center in Santa Barbara, CA
in the summer. Participants can study the spiritual life for their own
growth and to help others with their growth. Contact
Connie Mayrhofer at the Monastery
or Dr. Marie DiSciullo-Naples:
207-364-7288 for more information.
Another active apostolate is the Benedictine Oblate Program,
a lay affiliate program. Currently groups meet in Redondo Beach, San Luis
Cruz, Pacific Grove, Vacaville,
Stockton, Bakersfield and Hanford, California. For information contact: Fr. Ray Roh, Oblate Director.
The Monastery of the Risen Christ is our legal title for all
donations and bequests. Our Corporation address is: P.O. Box
3931, San Luis Obispo, CA 93403. We send an acknowledgment
and tax-deductible receipt upon request. We pray daily for
Benefactors and offer a monthly Mass.
The Monastery is currently seeking new members, Priests,
Brothers, Laymen. Contact Fr
Ray Roh OSB at 805-544-1810."
7:30 PM Vespers-Prayer Meeting-Healing Prayer
Morning: 7 AM, followed by Eucharist
Evening; Adoration 6PM
Vespers/Compline 7 PM ( Except on Wednesdays)
Morning Prayer: 8AM
Eucharist: 10:30 AM
2308 O'Connor Way, San Luis Obispo, CA
The Monastery has a beautiful new Chapel
and book store
which is open all day for
Tee shirts bearing the
are now available from the
Monastery Bookstore for $10.00.
Renewal through the Jesus Prayer
Abbot David Geraet's book on renewal in the Holy Spirit
through the Jesus Prayer is now reprinted.
It may be ordered from the Monastery for $10.00.
P.O. Box 3931, San Luis Obispo, Ca. 93403.
Please make checks payable to:
Monastery of the Risen Christ.
Or call the Monastery at 805-544-1810
We are delighted to share these photos for you to
choose the cards you want to buy. We are going to offer them in bulk
orders only starting with six cards minimum. The cost is to be determined
and will include a minimal postage fee.
All proceeds go directly to help
out the PHOTO CARDS at Marie J. DiSciullo-Naples, Ph.D., OSB Obl. Website:
for more information and to order cards