Trinity Monastery of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Inc
is a not-for-profit corporation owned and governed by the
Olivetan Congregation from the Abbey of
Monte Oliveto, near Siena, Italy.
Holy Trinity Monastery was founded by
Fr. Louis Hassenfuss, OSB, in 1974
What is Holy
Trinity Monastery today in 2018?
currently continues as a place of renewal and retreats for
and groups. From 1974 until early 2017 Holy Trinity was an
monastery with a retreat program. The monastic community was
February 2017 because an insufficient number of monks and most
of the monks
were reassigned. However, the Benedictine Olivetan
Congregation continues to
own the facilities and govern the corporation. Holy Trinity
continues its mission
and vision as the founder through a group of volunteers who
live at Holy Trinity
by maintaining the facilities and programs. The residential
volunteers are financially
independent and are responsible for their own needs. All
donations and proceeds
from any activities or ministries are applied to the
maintenance of the grounds,
buildings and programs.
invites individuals and couples who are interested in
for an extended period, say 3 to 6 months, to experience
community living within the spirit of the Rule of St. Benedict.
Areas needed library, landscaping, kitchen and bakery or
to Holy Trinity Monastery:
From Tucson - East on Interstate 10, off at either Exits 303 or 304 in
Benson, South on Highway 80 (Tombstone & Douglas)
to St. David
(approximately 8 miles) - Monastery is located south of St. David between
Mile Post 302 and 303.
the East - Get off I-10 at Exit 306 - travel west in Benson to pick up Highway 80, follow above directions.