The Latest Monastery News: May 2015
The annual Bishop’s Youth Pilgrimage for the Diocese of Charlotte was held at the abbey on Saturday, April 11. Belmont Abbey College students organized the program for the nearly nine hundred middle school and high school youth in attendance. Bishop Peter Jugis and Abbot Placid presided at the liturgies and Eucharistic procession.
We welcomed back this year’s participants in the Benedictine Volunteers Corps home from their stay in Tanzania with a reception in the Lowry Alumni House on Friday, April 24. Alumni of the program, benefactors and monks attended the reception. Father Christopher is the leader of this program.
Brother Anselm Cundiff spoke at the college’s "Breakfast with Benedict" program on Wednesday, April 22.
Abbot Placid joined the Knights and Dames of Malta for the annual pilgrimage to Lourdes, France, April 29-May 6.
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