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The Crosier Priories

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Crosiers live in two vital communities in the United States: one in Onamia, Minn., and the other in Phoenix, Ariz. Crosiers gather each day to pray the Liturgy of the Hours and to celebrate Eucharist. Members are involved in a wide range of ministries serving the Church and those in need, including assisting in local parishes, retreat work, spiritual direction, elder care, immigrant services, and jail ministry. Crosiers also serve in Germany, the Netherlands, Indonesia, the Democratic Repulic of the Congo, Brazil, and Rome, where the Order is based.

onamiaOnamia, Minn.
The Crosier Community of Onamia is a vibrant center for Crosier Religious Life located at the gateway to the beautiful Lakes Region in central Minnesota. This Crosier Community has been an important part of Crosier presence in the United States since the Order came over from Europe over 100 years ago. Its members serve in a variety of ministries, working as parish priests, retreat leaders, and jail ministers, and the community is home to the Crosiers in formation.

phoenixPhoenix, Ariz.
The Crosier Community of Phoenix lives and prays together, providing service to the Church, in their priory located in the Biltmore area of central Phoenix. The Crosiers of Phoenix serve as canonical and associate pastors and provide weekend assistance in the Diocese of Phoenix. They are involved in a number of apostolates, including campus ministry, immigration assistance, jail ministry, spiritual direction, visiting patients suffering from dementia and Alzheimer's, and other ministries that serve the Church.