Fr. Tobias Colgan and Fr. Denis
Robinson attended the 10th anniversary
celebration at Bishop Simon Bruté Seminary in Indianapolis, IN, in
Archabbot Justin DuVall traveled to St. Joseph
Abbey in Covington, LA, to take part in the celebration of its
Fr. Denis Robinson attended a VOCARE meeting, a
celebration of vocations, in Owensboro, KY, on September 26.
Br. Zachary Wilberding and the retreat staff
for the Branchville Correctional Facility presented a daylong
retreat, on location, titled "Blessed are the Merciful" on
Archabbot Justin DuVall and Fr. Julian
Peters attended the installation liturgies for the new
bishop of Toledo, Bishop Daniel Thomas, on October 21-23.
Fr. Edward Linton accepted membership on the
Board of the Friends of the Benedictines in the Holy Land in late
October. He will also serve as the coordinator of guest services
and of the monastic continuing formation programs offered at Sant
Fr. Noel Mueller will join the formation staff
for the Seminary and School of Theology.
Br. Francis Wagner has been appointed secretary
to the archabbot. He will continue his writing for the Publications
Department at Abbey Press.
Fr. Timothy Sweeney was appointed administrator
for St. Isidore Parish in Bristow and St. Martin Parish in Siberia.
He will reside at St. Isidore. He will continue his work in the
Archbishop Daniel Buechlein returned to the
monastery from Scenic Hills in Ferdinand, IN, on December 22,
following physical therapy for hip replacement surgery.
Fr. Joseph Cox gave a retreat to the monks of
Prince of Peace Abbey in Oceanside, CA, on December 7-12.
Br. William Sprauer has been asked by Abbot
President Vincent Bataille to be the webmaster for the
Swiss-American Congregation's website,