Visiting the Bethlehem Priory

The Chapel


Guests are welcome to join us for Holy Mass from Monday to Saturday. Holy Mass is at 8:30 a.m. each morning except on Friday, when it is at 5:15 p.m. Guests are also welcome to pray in the chapel during the day, and to join us for the Liturgy of the Hours and other prayers at the times listed on our schedule.


The Monastery Gift Shop/Bookstore

Gift shopOur Monastery Gift Shop and Bookstore offers a variety of religious books and items, as well as gifts made by the sisters, including Rosaries and other sacred items, baked treats from our Monastery kitchen, as well as hand-crafted products from our apothecary and sewing shops.

Hours: open daily: 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. & 2:30 p.m.- 5 p.m. Closed on Friday at 4:00 p.m.

Payment: We are able to accept cash or checks only.



Bethany Guest House

Bethany House_outsideOur Bethany Guest House is available for overnight stays and day visits, for discerners, for private retreats, and for all those seeking silence, solitude and a time of deeper prayer with the Lord. Please email the Priory to schedule a stay.


Our cost for guests staying overnight  includes two prepared meals, and all one needs to prepare a modest breakfast available in the common kitchen. Linens are also provided.

  • Single Room: $55.00 per night per person. For those sharing a room: $55.00 for the first person, and $40.00 for each additional person in the same room.
  • Day Guests: $35.00 per person; price includes one meal and a room for the day. $30.00 per person for day guests sharing a room; this price also includes one meal. $20.00 per person price includes one meal.

Payment:  We are able to accept cash or checks only.


Directions to the Monastery


Take “Exit 148, Tehachapi (202)” which is also Tucker Road. Go south on Tucker Road 2.1 miles to Highline. Go right on Highline 1.3 miles to Water Canyon Road (the 4th street ). Go left on Water Canyon Road 2.3 miles to the brown “Norbertine Monastery” sign, and turn right onto the property (Paradise Valley Road). Make a right at the white fence. Drive past the two log cabins up the road to the chapel/gift shop at the top of the hill. Ring the door bell located just outside of the chapel door.