Please Note

This website is no longer active.

Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery, a house of the Order of the Holy Cross, closed at the end of August 2019. You can read our last newsletter here.

The monastic community relocated to live alongside the ecumenical community at the Volmoed Trust Retreat Centre near Hermanus, and opened a new house of the Order, known as St Benedict's Priory. Please visit our new website.

Holy Cross School, a work of the Order of the Holy Cross, is still active on the site outside Grahamstown. You can visit their website here.