The Latest Monastery News: November 2013
Fr. David Brown attended the annual meeting of the Financial Counselors of our monastic congregation at St. Procopius Abbey, Lisle, IL, at the end of October.
On November 3, the monastic community held the annual Cemetery Sunday observance to pray for the faithful departed buried in the abbey cemetery. The Prior, Fr. Christopher, presided at the service.
At the beginning of November, the monastic community welcomed Mr. Jeron Smith and Mr. Kirk Boyle to begin their postulancy as candidates for the monastic community.
Abbot Placid, together with Sister Patricia Nyquist, O.S.B., General Prioress of the Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, conducted the canonical visitation for the nuns of Saint Walburga Abbey in Virginia Dale, CO.
Fr. Kieran returned home on Nov. 11 from the hospital, where he underwent abdominal surgery the previous week. He is in good spirits and is recovering well in the monastery infirmary.
Fr. Elias arrived home from his studies at the School of Theology - Seminary at St. John's Abbey, MN, to celebrate Thanksgiving with our community.
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