As with every month, there has been a lot of action at Saint
Meinrad in August. The Archabbey welcomed 185 visitors at the
beginning of the month for the 87th annual Alumni
Reunion. Alumni and friends had the opportunity to relax, recharge
and reconnect with the Saint Meinrad community.
In the monastery, Novice Tony Wolniakowski was invested on
August 5, and the following evening, Br. Lorenzo Peñalosa, OSB, and
Br. Stephen Avery, OSB, made their temporary vows.
The Institute for Priests and Presbyterates hosted the World
Priests Program and permanent deacon candidates from several
dioceses were on the Hill for a weeklong homiletics workshop.
Seminarians moved back into the seminary at the end of the month
and the school year kicked off with an intensive spiritual
August may have been a busy month, but the Saint Meinrad grounds
were just as beautiful and peaceful as ever.
I hope you enjoy this small glimpse of life on the Hill in