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22 Jan 2018

Entrance into Novitiate

Brother Simon (Thomas) Corrigan was clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate at St. Andrew Abbey, Cleveland, OH. Advertisements

17 Jan 2018

Postulancy

Abbot Melvin Valvano, O.S.B. and the monks of Newark Abbey, Newark, NJ welcome a new postulant: John Patrick Lodato.

14 Jan 2018

Entrance into Novitiate

Brother Titus (Michael) Phelan and Brother Dunstan (Douglas) Enzor were clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate at Saint Anselm Abbey in Manchester, New Hampshire.

03 Jan 2018

Monastic Congregations Collaborate

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. visited with Abbot President Christopher Jamison, O.S.B. of the English Benedictine Congregation on January 3-8, 2018 in the City of London.  On January 4, 2018 Abbot President Elias met with the abbots and abbesses of the English Benedictine Congregation at Ealing Abbey, London on a wide range of topics regarding … Continue reading Monastic Congregations Collaborate

27 Dec 2017

Pastoral Visit

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. visited the monastic community of St. Bernard Abbey, Cullman, AL on December 27, 2017 – January 2, 2018.  During the visit the Abbot President gave a workshop on safeguarding to the monastic community and the newly formed review board in preparation for the Praesidium accreditation site visit in the spring.  … Continue reading Pastoral Visit

07 Dec 2017

Entrance into Novitiate

Brother Mark Martin Dilone was clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate at Newark Abbey, Newark, NJ.

06 Dec 2017

Pastoral Visit

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo, O.S.B. visited the monastic community of Mary Mother of the Church, Richmond, VA on December 6-11, 2017 and presided at the Pontifical Mass there on the solemnity of the Immaculate Conception for the monks, oblates and friends of the Richmond community.

25 Nov 2017

Postulancy

Abbot Cletus Meagher, O.S.B. and the monastic community of St. Bernard Abbey, Cullman, Al welcome a new postulant on November 25, 2017:  Matthew Konieczny.

19 Nov 2017

Roman Visit

Abbot President Elias Lorenzo. O.S.B. returned to Sant’Anselmo in Rome, Italy on November 19-25, 2017 for a series of meetings in the Roman Curia of the Holy See, including the Congregation for Catholic Education and the Congregation for Consecrated Life.  During this visit, there was also the second meeting of the committee for the renovation … Continue reading Roman Visit

12 Nov 2017

Canonical Visitation

Abbot Lawrence Stasyszen, O.S.B. (Shawnee) and Prior Justin McCreedy, O.S.B. (Lacey) conducted the quinquennial canonical visitation of the monastic community of St. Andrew Abbey, Cleveland, OH November 12-17, 2017.  The Abbot President was also present.

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