On January 15, 2020, Father Charles passed peacefully in the afternoon. Father Charles Cummings was born in 1940 in Ironwood (USA). He entered Holy Trinity in 1960, made his solemn profession in 1965 and was ordained a priest in 1971. Father was 80 years old, had been in monastic vows for 57 years and 49 years a priest when the Lord called him.
We are a Cistercian monastery and follow the Rule of Saint Benedict with the tradition of extending hospitality to guests and visitors. New Clairvaux's guesthouse has 15 rooms (including 2 for double occupancy) each with a private bathroom and shower. A non-refundable, non-transferable $80 deposit per person secures your reservation. Suggested offerings for a retreat are $80 per night per person. You are welcome to give more or less depending on your financial means. For details, please call our Guest Porter at 530-839-2434 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.