March 10th, 2007

Mount Angel Abbey, South of Portland in the Willamette Valley. This Benedictine Abbey was established in 1883 by a German Catholic priest, and now includes a beautiful, Aalto-designed library complete with large collection and Internet access!

Couldn't resist.
Mount Angel Abbey Church organ
A Brother practicing for Sunday Services.
View from Mount Angel.
Only remaining stone structure of the original monastery, after 1926 fire.