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25 May 2020

Ordinations in Latrobe

Father Ignatius Camello, O.S.B. was ordained a priest and Brother Cassian Edwards, O.S.B. was ordained a deacon on May 23, 2020 by the Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of Greensburg, in the St. Vincent Archabbey Basilica, Latrobe, Pennsylvania.  Congratulations to the newly ordained!

01 May 2020

Religious Brothers’ Day

Today is National Religious Brothers’ Day and a wonderful opportunity to thank and pray for the many inspiring and dedicated consecrated men who serve our local, national and universal Church. A very special “Thank You” to the 243 Religious Brothers in our monastic Congregation and for their generous service in our monasteries, schools, colleges and universities!  We … Continue reading Religious Brothers’ Day

15 Apr 2020

Abbot President Resigns

As the date of his episcopal ordination approaches, Bishop-elect Elias R. Lorenzo, O.S.B. today submitted his resignation as Abbot President of the American Cassinese Congregation.  In accordance with the proper law of the Congregation, the leadership of our Congregation passes to the first councilor, Abbot John Klassen, O.S.B. of St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville, Minnesota, … Continue reading Abbot President Resigns

08 Apr 2020

Extraordinary General Chapter

In accordance with the proper law of the Congregation and with the unanimous consent of his council, Abbot President Elias R. Lorenzo, O.S.B. has announced the convocation of an Extraordinary General Chapter on July 27-29, 2020 at St. Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, Kansas for the sole purpose to elect a new President to complete his … Continue reading Extraordinary General Chapter

30 Mar 2020

New School President in Richmond

Sister Joanna Burley, O.S.B. and Father Jonathan Licari, O.S.B. announce the appointment of Jesse A. Grapes as the new president of The Benedictine Schools of Richmond, Inc. The criteria established by a search committee for the new president aligned well with Mr. Grapes’s experience, skills, and leadership style. Most recently, during his decade-long tenure as … Continue reading New School President in Richmond

21 Mar 2020

Solemn Profession

Brother Simon Peter Clayton, O.S.B. and Brother Asiel Maria Rodriguez, O.S.B., made their solemn (final) profession of monastic vows on the solemnity of the Transitus of St. Benedict at Newark Abbey, New Jersey.  The Abbot President was present for the celebration.

21 Mar 2020

Solemn Profession

Brother Manuel Campos Heredia, O.S.B., Brother Bruno Rodriguez Pelaez, O.S.B., Brother Joel Enrique Segoviano, O.S.B., Brother Misael Hernandez Duron, O.S.B., Brother Charbel DeRosas Martinez, O.S.B., and Brother Rogelio Alaniz Valencia, O.S.B., made their solemn (final) profession of monastic vows on the solemnity of the Transitus of St. Benedict at Tepeyac Abbey, Cuautitlán Izcalli, Mexico.

21 Mar 2020

Simple Profession

Brother Andrew Christian Peterson, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows on the solemnity of the Transitus of St. Benedict at St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama.

21 Mar 2020

Novitiate

Brother Finnbar (Timothy) McEvoy, O.S.B. was clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate at St. Mary’s Abbey, Morristown, New Jersey.

21 Mar 2020

Visitation at Belmont

Abbot Mark Cooper, O.S.B. (Manchester) and Father Jonathan Licari, O.S.B. (Collegeville) conducted the quinquennial canonical visitation of the monastic community at Belmont Abbey in North Carolina from March 15-20, 2020.

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