Profile: Father Elias

Father Elias on Becoming a Monk

"There is an insight gained from an actual visit. It was through this whole process that I felt emotionally drawn to Belmont Abbey, excited and enthusiastic about the possibility."
Father Elias' Story

The Latest Monastery News: January 2017

On January 5, the monastic community together with members of the college faculty and administration joined the Board of Trustees for dinner during their annual board retreat.

Brother Gregory Marshall, O.S.B. made his Solemn Profession at the Conventual Mass on Sunday, January 15. Bishop emeritus William Curlin and priests of the Charlotte Diocese joined the monastic and college communities and oblates for the celebration.

Father Elias was one of the speakers for Belmont's annual Unity Day Celebration, held on Monday, January 16.

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Local Monastery Sights: Lourdes Grotto

Lourdes Grotto

Lourdes Grotto

The monastery's Lourdes Grotto was created in 1891. Intended to foster prayers for vocations, it was blessed as a Pilgrimage Shrine.

The Grotto is just one of many sites in and around Belmont Abbey.

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