Lux Ecclesiae: Spring Art Lecture series  April 25-29

Art Historian Msgr.  Timothy Verdon, Visionary Director of the Museo dell’Opera del Duomo (Florence Cathedral Museum), will share his passionate love of art, with beautiful images – both familiar and unknown – in a series of seven post-Easter lectures at the Community of Jesus, Rock Harbor, Orleans. For more information please visit

Guided tours of the church are available every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m (closed Wednesday). This contemporary interpretation of an ancient basilican style of architecture combines intricate mosaics and frescos, sculpted stone, bronze and glass by local and international artists. On Fridays at 3:30 p.m., enjoy a demonstration on the landmark E.M. Skinner organ. For information on upcoming liturgies and events see

Priory Books and Gifts, offering a wonderful selection of books, Bibles and gifts,  is open year around 10 am – 5 pm Monday- Saturday (closed on Wednesdays).