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18 Jan 2019

Pastoral Visit to Richmond

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. made his quarterly visit to the monastic communty at Mary Mother of the Church Abbey and Benedictine College Prep in Richmond, Virginia on January 12-18, 2019. Advertisements

11 Jan 2019

Praesidium Board

At the bi-annual meeting of the advisory board, religious leaders met in Arlington, Texas with professionals at Praesidium, Inc to review the implementation of Instruments of Hope and Healing and its accompaning accreditation program for religious institutes of men and societies of apostolic life in the United States.  Present at this board meeting on January 10-11, 2019 from our … Continue reading Praesidium Board

15 Dec 2018

Diaconate Ordinations

Brother Luke Turner, O.S.B. and Brother Thiago Ferreira Silva, O.S.B. were ordained to the diaconate at St. Benedict’s Abbey Church in Atchison, Kansas by the Most Rev. Joseph F. Nauman, Archbishop of Kansas City in Kansas.

14 Dec 2018

Canonical Visitation

Abbot Austin Murphy, O.S.B. (Lisle) and Father Meinrad Miller, O.S.B. (Atchison) conducted the quinquennial canonical visitation at St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama on December 9-13, 2018. The Abbot President was also present.

08 Dec 2018

Simple Profession

Brother Jerome Simpson, O.S.B. and Brother Florian Rumpza, O.S.B. made their simple (first) profession of monastic vows at St. Benedict’s Abbey, Atchison, Kansas on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M.

08 Dec 2018

Simple Profession

Brother Mark Martin Diloné, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows at Newark Abbey, New Jersey, on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M., the titular feast of the community.

08 Dec 2018

Entrance into Novitiate

Brother Angelus (Charles) Atkinson, O.S.B. and Brother Maximilian Mary (Martin) Anderson, O.S.B. were clothed in the monastc habit and entered the novitiate at St. Benedict’s Abbey, Atchison, Kansas.

03 Dec 2018

Pastoral visit to Tepeyac

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. made a pastoral visit to the monastic community of Tepeyac Abbey, Iscallí, Mexico on December 1-7, 2018. Part of this visit also included planning for the next Synod of Abbots President, which the Tepeyac community will host in September 2019. The photo shows a gathering of the Abbot President with … Continue reading Pastoral visit to Tepeyac

23 Nov 2018

Union of Superiors General

The 91st Assembly of the Union of Superiors General was held on November 21-23, 2018 at the Pauline conference center in Arricia, one of the Castelli Romani towns of Rome, Italy. Abbot Primate Gregory Polan, O.S.B. (Sant’Anselmo) and Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. were among the more than 100 participants. The assembly focused primarily on … Continue reading Union of Superiors General

20 Nov 2018

Pastoral visit to Sant’Anselmo

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. made a pastoral visit to the monks living and studying at Collegio Sant’Anselmo in Rome, Italy.  The following monks of our Congregation are currently in residence on the Aventine hill:  Father Benoit Alloggia, O.S.B. (Latrobe), Father Bernard Denson, O.S.B. (Cullman), Father Gregory Gresko, O.S.B. (Richmond), Brother Luke Hsu, O.S.B. (Latrobe), … Continue reading Pastoral visit to Sant’Anselmo

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