The Associates of the Order of the Holy Cross were first instituted in 1887, just 3 years after the founding of the order. Since that time the Associates have been a vital part of the life, work, and vision of the Order. ...

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The Christian life is a continual discovery of Christ in new and unexpected places.
- Thomas Merton, Cistercian monk of the 20th Century

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[January 2017] Sermons
The texts of some recent sermons preached by members of the monastic community are available on this website. Read More

[August 2016] Fiduciary Trust Company International
Please note the new address details for FTCI on the Donations page. Read More

[June 2016] Uxolo Newsletter
The newsletter of Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery is available for downloading from this website. Read More

[January 2016] Latest Issue of Uxolo Updates
The latest issue of our e-newsletter, Uxolo Updates, has been sent out to those on our subscriber list. Read It Here

[May 2014] South African monastery builds community, locally and globally
Matthew Davies of the Episcopal News Service has produced a video showing aspects of our life and work. Watch the Video

[July 2013] News by eMail
We have opened an account with Everlytic, which will enable us to stay in touch with you by sending you our news by email. Subscribe

[Feb 2012] The Blessing and Dedication of Holy Cross School
The Blessing and Dedication of Holy Cross School took place on Saturday the 4th of February ... Read More

[Jan 2012] A First Day for All of Us
It was clearly a first day filled with anticipation as we waited for the school bus to pull up ... Read More

[Jan 2012] The Monastery Shop
The monastery now has a shop ... Read More

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