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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.

28 Oct 2020

Congratulations, Abbot Peter

The monks of St. Peter’s Abbey in Saskatchewan, Canada re-elected the Right Rev. Peter W. Novecosky, O.S.B. as their abbot.  Our very best wishes and prayers for Abbot Peter and the monastic community in Muenster!

18 Oct 2020

Simple Profession

Brother Robert de Molesme Islas, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows at St. Mary’s Abbey Church in Newark, New Jersey.

02 Oct 2020

Diaconate

Brother Francis Ryan McCarty, O.S.B. was ordained to the diaconate by the Most Rev. Peter A. Libasci, Bishop of Manchester at St. Anselm Abbey Church on the patronal feast of the American Cassinese Congregation, the Holy Guardian Angels.

15 Sep 2020

Simple Profession

Brother Felix Martin Mencias Babian, O.S.B. and Brother David Michael Allen, O.S.B. made their simple (first) profession of monastic vows on the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross at St. John’s Abbey Church in Collegeville, Minnesota, on September 14th, 2020.

15 Sep 2020

Simple Profession

Brother Celestine (Benjamen) Hettrick, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows on September 14, 2020, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, at Saint Anselm Abbey Church in Manchester, New Hampshire.

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