Br. John Mark Falkenhain presented a day-long
workshop on interviewing candidates at the National Religious
Vocations Conference Convocation in November. He also presented a
workshop on celibacy formation for the Institute for Religious
Formation at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, IL, in
Archabbot Justin DuVall attended the meeting of
the Abbot President's Council at St. Joseph Abbey in Covington, LA,
Fr. Anthony Vinson attended a meeting of the
investment committee of the National Fund for Catholic Religious
Vocations on January 29.
Archabbot Justin DuVall and Br. Martin
Erspamer visited Conception Abbey in Conception, MO, to
discuss their renovation plans and adaptations they implemented
during their monastery renovation.
Fr. John McMullen, a monk from Blue Cloud
Abbey, has formally completed the process of transferring his
stability to Saint Meinrad Archabbey.
Br. André DeDecker started culinary school at
Sullivan University in Louisville, KY.
Br. William Sprauer presented the 2015 Women's
Retreat at St. Francis of Assisi Parish in Dayton, OH, on February
Fr. Prior Kurt Stasiak gave a conference to the
priests of Sioux City, IA, on February 25-27.