Main entrance
The Monastery of the Glorious Cross in Branford, Connecticut is home to a community of sixteen Benedictines of Jesus Crucified.

Our daily Mass and Divine Office are open to the public.
Daily Mass at 11:50 a.m.
Sunday & Solemnities at 11:00 a.m.

The Church refers to a blessed bell as the Vox Domini, the Voice of the Lord saying: "Come to me, all who labor and are heavy laden, and I will give you rest" (Mt. 11:28) and again, "My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they follow me" (Jn 10:27).
Entrance to our church
Our community sponsors a day of get-together, about six times a year for secular oblates and friends of the monastery. It is usually held on the fourth Saturday of the month beginning at 10:00 a.m. and concluding with the celebration of Holy Mass at 11:50 a.m. Call us at (203) 315.9964 or 0106 for details.
Ambo in our church Two of the four wings of the monastery
Monastic Garden
Guest wing We also offer limited guest accommodations for days of recollection or private retreats. For more information, call us at (203) 315.9964 or 0106.
Mass cards and spiritual bouquets are available. To order, call (203) 315.9964 or 315-0106 or write to us at:
Monastery of the Glorious Cross, 61 Burban Drive, Branford, CT 06405-4003.