Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Fall 2016

Fr. Brendan Moss completed a Master of Arts in religious education from Felician University in New Jersey on May 14. He also completed his first year as president-rector at Conception Seminary College in Conception, MO.

Br. James Jensen has been appointed as assistant sacristan and as a member of the Abbey Press Advisory Board.

Br. William Sprauer has been appointed coordinator of vocations media for the Office of Monastery Vocations.

Archabbot Kurt Stasiak traveled to Rome for the quadrennial Congress of Abbots on September 2-23. Pope Francis spoke to the Congress on September 8 and a new abbot primate, Abbot Gregory Polan of Conception Abbey, was elected.  

Fr. Tobias Colgan and Br. Zachary Wilberding have been elected to serve two-year terms on the Abbot's Council. Fr. Denis Robinson and Fr. Christian Raab were elected to serve one-year terms.

Fr. Tobias Colgan, Fr. Louis Hacker, Fr. Adrian Burke, Br. Zachary Wilberding and Br. William Sprauer have become members of the Task Force on the Customary Committee. Fr. Prior John McMullen joined the committee as an auditor.

Fr. Anthony Vinson attended the 60th Biennial Convention of the Delta Chi Fraternity in Louisville, KY, on July 27-31, where he presented a session on "Fraternal Correction: Leading with the Basic Expectations as a Guide" and had the distinction of serving as the convention sergeant-at-arms.

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