The Latest Monastery News: July 2014
Father Elias Correa-Torres, O.S.B. was ordained to the priesthood on April 25 by Bishop Peter Jugis, the Bishop of Charlotte. Father Elias celebrated a Mass of Thanksgiving in the abbey basilica on April 27, the Octave of Easter.
Abbot Placid, Father Kieran and Brother Tobiah made a pilgrimage in April and May to the Shrine of the Blessed Virgin in Lourdes, France, with the Knights and Dames of the Order of Malta. Father Kieran was a guest of the Order of Malta, making the pilgrimage as a malade, and Brother Tobiah went as his companion.
Belmont Abbey College celebrated commencement exercises on May 17 with the Baccalaureate Mass and Graduation in front of the abbey basilica.
Local Monastery Sights: Lourdes Grotto
Close to Charlotte, NC
Belmont Abbey Monastery is located about 13 miles west of Charlotte, North Carolina.Belmont Abbey
100 Belmont-Mt. Holly Rd
Belmont, NC 28012