Join us at the Library for a wonderful summer afternoon with New Camaldoli hermitage Prior Cyprian Consiglio and acclaimed writer Pico Iyer! DATE AND TIME Sat, June 30, 2018 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM PDT LOCATION Henry Miller Memorial Library 48603 Highway 1 Big Sur, CA 93920 The pair will share songs, stories, and ideas from their respective journeys, one as a longtime monk who writes and composes and records music and travels the world, the other as a lifelong writer and traveler who spends much of his time in Prior Cyprian’s New Camaldoli Hermitage. More information and tickets available...

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Doug Begins Journey as a Postulant

Posted By on May 3, 2018

Our friend Doug Herbek became a postulant yesterday evening in a short but sweet ceremony in our church. This is Doug’s formal entry into candidacy to become a Camaldolese Monk here at New Camaldoli.  We are pleased to welcome him into this phase of his formation!  Please pray for Doug as he begins this solemn journey. [Show as...

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6th Annual Retreat and Assembly

Posted By on Apr 22, 2018

Contemplation: The Body and the Natural World
Fri, Jul 6, 2018, 3:00 PM – Sun, Jul 8, 2018, 3:00 PM PDT

549 Mission Vineyard Road
San Juan Bautista, CA 95045

Refunds up to 30 days before event

Tickets available for purchase online here!

Keynote Speakers:
Fr. Michael Fish, OSB Cam and Rev. Deborah Streeter

In this dynamic retreat, we are glad to feature two keynote speakers, Fr. Michael Fish and Rev. Deborah Streeter, to explore the contemplative dimension within our own body, and outside in the natural world that we call home.

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60th Anniversary Concert

Posted By on Apr 20, 2018

Sun, July 29, 2018
3:00 PM – 4:30 PM PDT

New Camaldoli Hermitage
62475 California 1
Big Sur, CA 93920

Please join us for a very special performance by world renowned violinist Michelle Makarski. An award-winning violinist and ECM Records artist, Michelle is internationally acclaimed for her compelling programming, poetic style and outstanding versatility.

Michelle Makarski’s latest recording on ECM is Six Sonatas for Violin and Piano by J.S. Bach, in duo with pianist Keith Jarrett. For more information please visit:

We are honored to host Michelle at the Hermitage.

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