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06 Nov 2021

President’s Council

The Abbot President’s council met in-person from November 3-5, 2021 at St. Mary’s Abbey, Morristown, New Jersey. Participating in the meeting were Abbot President John Klassen, O.S.B.. (Collegeville), Abbot James Albers, O.S.B. (Atchison), Abbot Mark Cooper, O.S.B. (Manchester), Father Edward Mazich, O.S.B. (Latrobe), Father Elias Correa-Torres, O.S.B..(Belmont) and Father Bede Kotlinski, O.S.B. (Cleveland) who serves … Continue reading President’s Council

17 Oct 2021

Simple Profession

Bro. Bruno (James) Mello, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows on Sunday afternoon in the Abbey Church of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Newark, New Jersey. Congratulations!

12 Sep 2021

Synod of Abbots President

Abbot Primate Gregory Polan, O.S.B. convoked the annual Synod of Presidents at Sant’Anselmo from September 6-11, 2021. Among those present was our own Abbot President John Klassen, O.S.B. (Collegeville). The Abbot Primate gave a report of the State of the International Benedictine Confederation. Rector  Bernhard A. Eckerstorfer O.S.B. gave a report on the enrollment and programs … Continue reading Synod of Abbots President

14 Aug 2021

Diaconate Ordination

Brother Aloysius Sarasin, O.S.B. was ordained to the transitional diaconate by the Most Rev. Peter Libasci, Bishop of Manchester in Saint Anselm Abbey Church, Manchester, N.H. on the memorial of St. Maximilian Kolbe. Congratulations!

06 Aug 2021

Postulancy

Mr. Jack Rueschhoff entered the postulancy at St. Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, KS on the feast of the Transfiguration of the Lord.

19 Jul 2021

Priors’ Meeting

Benedictine Claustral Priors from various monasteries in the United States gathered at St. Benedict’s Abbey Retreat Center in Benet Lake, WI from July 15-18, 2021.  Father Joel Rippinger, O.S.B., a noted author and monastic scholar from Marmion Abbey, gave the conferences.  Brother Anselm Broom, O.S.B. from Conception Abbey in Missouri coordinated the meeting.   

12 Jul 2021

Solemn Profession

Father Augustine Yang, O.S.B., and Brother Anselm Zhang, O.S.B., made their solemn (final) profession of monastic vows on the feast of St. Benedict at Wimmer Priory in Taipei, the capital city of Taiwan. Congratulations!

11 Jul 2021

Diaconate Ordination

Brother Lucius Amarillas, O.S.B., was ordained to the transitional diaconate by the Most Rev. Elias R. Lorenzo, O.S.B., Vicar General and Regional Bishop in the Archdiocese of Newark, at St. Leo Abbey Church, Florida on the feast of St. Benedict.  Congratulations!

11 Jul 2021

Solemn Profession

Brother Gilbert Heater, O.S.B. made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows at St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica Church, Latrobe in Latrobe, PA on the feast of St. Benedict.  Congratulations!

11 Jul 2021

Solemn Profession

Brother Aloysius Sarasin, O.S.B. made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows at Saint Anselm Abbey Church in Manchester, N.H. on the feast of St. Benedict.  Congratulations! 

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