Brother Peter Shults, O.S.B. made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows on the Feast of St. Benedict at St. Gregory’s Abbey Church, Shawnee, OK.
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Brother Finnbar (Timothy) McEvoy, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of moanstic vows at St. Mary’s Abbey Church in Morriatown, New Jersey.
Father Luke Hsu, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, was ordained to the priesthood at Fu Jen Catholic University in Taipei, Taiwan by the Most Rev. Thomas Chung, D.D., Archbishop of the Taipei Archdiocese.
Abbot Mark Cooper, O.S.B. and the monastic community received Mr. Kevin Lacourse into the postulancy at Saint Anselm Abbey in Manchester, New Hampshire.
Brother Thérrie (Jesse) Pascua O.S.B. and Brother Simeon (Kenjiro) Goodson, O.S.B. were clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate on the feast of the Presentation of the Lord at St. Martin’s Abbey in Lacey, Washington.
Brother Ambrose Okema, O.S.B. made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows on the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe at Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in Richmond, Virginia.
Brother Jean-Marie Hogan, O.S.B. made his simple (first) profession of monastic vows on the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the B.V.M. at St. Benedict’s Abbey Church in Atchison, Kansas.
Father Asiel Maria Rodriguez, O.S.B. was ordained to the priesthood by the Most Rev. Manuel A. Cruz, D.D., Regional Bishop for Essex County in the Archdiocese of Newark, on November 24, 2020 at St. Mary’s Abbey Church in Newark, New Jersey.
Congratulations to Brother Francis (Michael) Woodruff, O.S.B. who made his solemn (final) profession of monastic vows at Newark Abbey in New Jersey.
Brother Gregory (Seamus) Coyne, O.S.B. was clothed in the monastic habit and received into the novitiate at St. Andrew Abbey in Cleveland, Ohio.
The monks of St. Peter’s Abbey in Saskatchewan, Canada re-elected the Right Rev. Peter W. Novecosky, O.S.B. as their abbot. Our very best wishes and prayers for Abbot Peter and the monastic community in Muenster!