Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Fall 2014

Fr. Augustine Davis hosted the Divine Will prayer meeting in the infirmary lounge on June 12. This group meets monthly in Washington, IN, to pray and study the writings of the Servant of God Luisa Piccarreta.

Br. James Jensen and Timothy Herrmann completed over 170 miles of the Register's Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa (RAGBRAI) in July. They spent an average of 4-5 hours a day on their bikes and rode from Forest City, IA, to Independence, IA.

Fr. Prior Cassian Folsom visited Saint Meinrad Archabbey on August 1-4. He brought with him a junior monk from Norcia, a native of Indonesia, to be tutored in English.

Br. William Sprauer attended the solemn profession of Br. Stephen Lawson, OSB, a second-year theology student at Saint Meinrad, at St. Anselm's Abbey in Manchester, NH, on August 12.

Archabbot Justin DuVall celebrated the closing Mass for St. Anthony Parish's 150th anniversary celebration on August 17, in St. Anthony, IN.

Fr. Edward Linton directed a retreat for the staff of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish in Carmel, IN, in August. He spoke about leadership to 24 Dominican friars who were here for a recollection before beginning their theological studies at Aquinas Institute in St. Louis, MO.

Fr. Matthias Neuman, chaplain at Our Lady of Grace Monastery in Beech Grove, IN, gave a series of presentations at the Benedict Inn in September. The presentations covered the four major constitutions of the Second Vatican Council. 

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