The “Holy Fire” started in Holy Jim Canyon, quite near our Trabuco Monastery, on Monday August 6. The fire is as of August 11 the fire is 29% contained.
The monastery is not currently considered to be in danger. However, the residents are preparing to evacuate if need be.
THE MONASTERY REMAINS CLOSED TO ALL VISITORS. It will re-open when the Fire Department indicates that it is safe to do so.
We are grateful for your concern and prayers.