Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Spring 2014

Father Bede Cisco was elected to a two-year term for the Board of Trustees for the Seminary and School of Theology on January 8.

Father Patrick Cooney was elected as an alternate to the General Chapter of the Swiss-American Congregation to be held in June at Prince of Peace Abbey. Father Prior Kurt Stasiak was also elected as a Delegate.

Father Edward Linton will complete his assignment at St. James Parish in Chicago on June 5 and will return to the monastery to take on work in the Seminary and School of Theology.

Archabbot Justin DuVall attended the Abbot's Workshop at St. Bernard Abbey in Cullman, AL, on February 21-25.

Father Jeremy King led a Day of Prayer on February 13 for 49 priests from the Diocese of Evansville.

Father Prior Kurt Stasiak attended and was one of the keynote presenters at the annual convention of the National Organization for the Continuing Education of Roman Catholic Clergy (NOCERCC), held in Baltimore, February 23-27.

Father Mark O'Keefe has been assigned chaplain to the sisters of the Carmelite Monastery in Terre Haute, IN. The appointment is effective August 1, for a term of three years. He will continue his teaching responsibilities in the school.

Father Anthony Vinson gave a parish mission retreat at Holy Trinity Parish in Webster County, IA, on March 15-18. He spoke on "Realizing our Baptismal Call - What is It and How to Live It?"

Archabbot Lambert Reilly has relinquished the major retreat work he has been doing. He will take on occasional short-term pastoral assistance assignments and help with driving monks to appointments.

Father Gregory Chamberlin has returned to the monastery. He is residing in the infirmary regaining his strength and continuing some treatments.

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