Events at New Skete

Concerts

Haskell Small sitting at piano

March 30, 2019

SOLD OUT

Advance Ticket Required.

Open House

lady at bake sale

June 08, 2019

Annual Open House in conjunction with the Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival 

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ForceFree Method Workshop

Brother Christopher and Marc Goldberg

June 11 - 15, 2019

Five day workshop for any or dog owner or dog trainer.  Learn from Brother Christopher and Marc Goldberg.

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Pilgrimage

pilgrims at food truck

August 10, 2019

Annual Summer Festival including guest speaker, guided hike, tours, festival food, and more

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Blessing of the Animals

Dogs

September 28, 2019
All and the animals they love are welcome!
Annual celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis

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Blessing of the Animals

September 28, 2019

collage of dogs

In Celebration of the Feast of Saint Francis.

Arrival begins at 2:00 PM, allowing plenty of time to enjoy the grounds, have a photo taken with one of the brothers and learn about New Skete.  Blessing of the Animals Service is at 3:30 PM.  Light refreshments of the season to follow.

All animals must be on a leash or in a secure pen at all times for the safety of participants and other animals.When not able to bring an animal, bring a photo of the animal or an endangered species in the wild.  

Open House

June 08, 2019

German Shepherd puppies

10 am to 3 pm Chapel Community Bake Sale and Light Lunch Fare
10 am to 4 pm Gift Shops Open

11 am and 1 pm Church Tours

11:30 am to 1 pm Cheesecake Bakery Tours (Nuns' Monastery, 343 Ashgrove Road, Cambridge)
2 pm Puppy Socializing Demonstration
3 pm Dog Training Demonstration
5 pm Vespers - Evening Church Service with Vigil (All are welcome to attend.)

Chapel Community Bake Sale

lady at bake sale

Delicious baked goods baked by members of the chapel community.   Slices of the Nuns' of New Skete Cheesecake.  Light lunch fare.

Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival

hot air balloons

After the Open House, the Chapel Community moves the bake sale to the Village of Cambridge to take part in the "Taste of Cambridge" block party.  Slices of the Nuns' of New Skete Cheesecake are available.

Pilgrimage

August 10, 2019

processional of people into Holy Wisdom Church

We invite you to be a part of the celebration at the Annual New Skete Pilgrimage.

Includes:
Tour - Icons of New Skete

Presentation - "Good Earth; Caring for God's Creation"
by Guest Speaker -  Gayle Woloshak

Professor of Radiation Oncology, Radiology, and Cell and Molecular Biology in the Feinberg School of Medicine, Northwestern University.

Guided Hike
Iconography Demonstration

Festival Food

Customers at food truck

Greek and Lebanese food available for purchase.  Chapel Community Bake Sale.  Slices of the Nuns of New Skete Cheesecake for purchase.

Liturgy

Choir in Holy Wisdom Church

AM Festal Matins
Divine Liturgy
PM Vigil with Healing Service