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02 May 2021

National Religious Brothers Day

Today is National Religious Brothers Day and acknowledge and thank the 194 solemnly professed brothers and the 46 junior professed brothers of our monastic congregation.  We appreciate your dedication to the works of our monasteries, schools and colleges and your witness to the consecrated life.  Thank you, brothers!

22 Mar 2021

Simple Profession

Brother Finnbar (Timothy) McEvoy, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of moanstic vows at St. Mary’s Abbey Church in Morriatown, New Jersey.

09 Feb 2021

Priesthood Ordination

Father Luke Hsu, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, was ordained to the priesthood at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan by the Most Rev. Thomas Chung, D.D., Archbishop of the Taipei Archdiocese.

08 Feb 2021

Postulancy

Abbot Mark Cooper, O.S.B. and the monastic community received Mr. Kevin Lacourse into the postulancy at Saint Anselm Abbey in Manchester, New Hampshire. 

03 Feb 2021

Novitiate

Brother Thérrie (Jesse) Pascua O.S.B. and Brother Simeon (Kenjiro) Goodson, O.S.B. were clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate on the feast of the Presentation of the Lord at St. Martin’s Abbey in Lacey, Washington.

12 Dec 2020

Solemn Profession

Brother Ambrose Okema, O.S.B. made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in Richmond, Virginia.

09 Dec 2020

Simple Profession

Brother Jean-Marie Hogan, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. at St. Benedict’s Abbey Church in Atchison, Kansas.

25 Nov 2020

Priesthood Ordination

Father Asiel Maria Rodriguez, O.S.B. was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Rev. Manuel A. Cruz, D.D., Regional Bishop for Essex County in the Archdiocese of Newark, on November 24, 2020 at St. Mary’s Abbey Church in Newark, New Jersey.

14 Nov 2020

Solemn Vows

Congratulations to Brother Francis (Michael) Woodruff, O.S.B. who made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows at Newark Abbey in New Jersey.

31 Oct 2020

Novitiate

Brother Gregory (Seamus) Coyne, O.S.B. was clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate at St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland, Ohio.

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