Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Summer 2014

Father Vincent Tobin led an oblate retreat titled "Christ in the Cloister: Shaped by Word and Sacrament" on March 19-21.

Archabbot Justin DuVall attended the annual meeting of the Abbot President's Council at Marmion Abbey on March 27-29.

Archabbot Justin DuVall attended the Chrism Mass in Indianapolis with Br. Kim Malloy and Novice Dane DeDecker on April 15.

Abbot Denis Quinkert arrived at Saint Meinrad Archabbey on April 25. This concludes the arrival of all monks from Blue Cloud Abbey who are seeking transfer to Saint Meinrad.

Br. Luke Waugh will be working at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish in New Albany, IN, this summer with Fr. Eric Johnson as his supervisor.

Br. Peduru Fonseka will spend the summer at Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland as a way of learning more about the Benedictine tradition.

Fr. Guerric DeBona was interviewed May 31 on Salt and Light Radio about the importance of good preaching and an upcoming homiletics conference in Toronto, Canada, where he will be speaking.

Fr. Anthony Vinson visited Appalachia, KY, on a youth mission trip to help families in need. The group consisted of youth and parents from both St. Meinrad Parish and St. Boniface Parish.

Fr. Brendan Moss presented at the annual Oblate Study Days June 9-12. The topic was titled "The Presence of God in the Life of an Oblate."

Fr. Anthony Vinson participated in building a new home in Belize, Central America, through Hand In Hand Ministries June 15-23.

Brs. William Sprauer and James Jensen attended a special summer program for junior monks at St. Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe, PA, from June 14-28. The theme was "Building a dynamic and joyful community spirit."

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