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Monastic Formators' Programme
17th March - 14th June 2019
The Monastic Institute
The Monastic Institute of the Faculty of Theology of the Pontifical University of Sant’Anselmo is offering Summer Programs in Christian Spirituality and in Leadership. Rome, July 2019.Read more ...
Bishop of Paterson, New Jersey (USA) Opens Sainthood Cause of Brother Marinus LaRue OSB
Life started simply for Leonard LaRue, who was born on 14 January 1914 and attended the Pennsylvania Nautical School, serving aboard the Schoolship Annapolis, graduating in 1934.Read more ...
Olivetan Congregation elevates two abbeys
On 1 February 2019, with the accord of his General Council, Dom Diego M. Rosa, Abbot General of the Benedictine Congregation of Saint Mary of Monte Oliveto, elevated to the rank of Abbey two monasteries of the Olivetan Congregation: the Monastery of Saint Bernard Tolomei (Goseong, South Korea) and the Monastery of Holy Cross (Rostrevor, Northern Ireland).Read more ...
BCC Meeting at Sant’Anselmo 2019
The Benedictine Commission on China (BCC) brings together representatives from Benedictine monasteries throughout the world to exchange information about the work of their communities related to China and to discuss cooperation on projects for China.Read more ...
In the very early hours of Thursday 11 April, Bamenda Abbey at Mankon, Bamenda, Cameroon was visited by a band of at least eight robbers who entered the monastery. All the monks were gathered in the cloister at the entrance of the Church and forced to lay face down for more than three hours while the visitors ransacked every room in the complex searching for money and valuables.Read more ...
On the Solemnity of the Annunciation, March 25, 2019, Sister Robertha Dessi Hermawati made solemn profession at the monastery of Bunda Pemersatu Gedono (Indonesia).Read more ...
On the Solemnity of St. Joseph, March 19, 2019 Brother Josse Brito Moreno made solemn profession at the monastery of Los Andes (Venezuela).Read more ...
Congregation of Castille
During the seventh congregational chapter of the Congregation of Castille, which took place at Madrid, Mother Kandida Saratxaga, Abbess of Lazkao, was reelected Abbess President at the vote presided over by the Abbot General. OCIST
Course of Monastic Formation Of the Cistercian Order
An Institute Of the Pontifical Atheneum of Saint Anselm in Rome: August 26 - September 20, 2019