August 2018

The intention of the presiding priest for the daily Conventual Mass, as established by Abbot Martin Marty, OSB, is “for the living and deceased members and benefactors of the monastery.”

As per our Customary, on the first anniversary of his death, the Conventual Mass was offered for (+) Fr. Timothy Sweeney, OSB, on August 17.

As per our Customary, a Mass was offered for all living and deceased oblates of Saint Meinrad.

The following intentions were remembered by the priests of our monastery as they offered Masses this month at the Archabbey Church of Our Lady of Einsiedeln, the St. Thomas Aquinas Chapel of the Seminary and School of Theology, the monastery house chapel, the Saint Meinrad Guest House Chapel, the St. Bede Chapel, and in some of their various assignments:

For special intentions

In honor of the Sacred Heart and the Immaculate Heart

In thanksgiving to Saint Dismas


On their wedding anniversaries:

CH and Frances Haydon (70 years)

Raymond and Sheila O’Herron (50 years)

Dan and Linda Sweeney (50 years)

Patrick and April Sword (10 years)

Adam and Wendy Brown (10 years)

Gregory and Sarah Maddox (5 years)


For the well-being of:

Larry Altstadt

Kay Barnett

Isabella Bergonzoli

Nicolas Bergonzoli

Joseph Bruno

Thomas Bruno

Colette Carr

Castillo family

Catesby and Elizabeth Clay

Sandy Creevey

Peggy and Tommy Dolan

Polly Donnelly

Edna, Rebecca, and Kratka families

Mary K. Elandt

Eugene and Laura Fleck family

Fr. Peduru Fonseka, OSB

Charles and Elizabeth Fortino

Melissa Gorman

Bruno Greco

Joseph Gregory family

Holy Family Parish, Hillsborough, NC

Michael Klein

Clifford D. Knaff

Kelsi Kneff

Krick family

Ray and Suzanne Lohrer family

Katie and Stephen McGuinn

Manuel Navarro

Porter Nash

Courtney Ortengren

Therese Ortengren

Victoria Ortengren

Br. Lorenzo Peñalosa, OSB

Chanuth Perera

Maria Ranola

George and Christine Reklaitis

Rex and Janine Reklaitis

Victor and Christine Reklaitis

Robert Sacolick

Mike and Marta Schweitzer

Joan Seib family

Donna Terry

DiAnn Thanas

Janet Whetter

Nicole Brannigan-Williams family

Fr. Mateo Zamora, OSB


For the eternal repose of:

(+) Dr. Antonio Anzures

(+) Walter Arling

(+) Cynthia Ashworth

(+) Timothy Aubuchon

(+) Msgr. Ralph W. Beiting

(+) Dr. Ben Bingcang

(+) Loretta Boschert

(+) Dennis Bresnahan

(+) Norma Brock

(+) John Bruno

(+) Mildred Buenemeyer

(+) Nicolas Cataluña, Sr.

(+) David Constable

(+) Carmela De Marco

(+) Kathy Dey

(+) Elaine Difanis

(+) George English

(+) Joan Fritch

(+) Anna Mae Frost

(+) Eileen and Andy Gilbride

(+) Rebecca Goebel

(+) Carolyn Green

(+) Catherine Hartley

(+) Gary Herrmann

(+) Laura Irick Huffer

(+) Charles Imboden

(+) Emily Isbell

(+) Linda Dey Johnson

(+) Joseph P. Kelty

(+) Jeannette Kissel

(+) Robert Kissel

(+) Josephine Knaff

(+) Rosemarie and Vincent Lambot

(+) Bill Lehman

(+) Hugh Macken

(+) Virginia A. Malloy

(+) Fr. Basil Mattingly, OSB

(+) James McKeown

(+) Herbert L. Messerly

(+) Deceased of the Niebrugge family

(+) Elmer “Bud” Nitzken

(+) Jack Nolan

(+) Deceased family members of New York Oblates

(+) Gilbert Prieto

(+) Frederick R. Rausch, Jr.

(+) Deacon Carter Ross

(+) James Seidl

(+) Josephine & Nick Sena

(+) Martha Shoolfield

(+) Betty Smith

(+) Eugene Spina

(+) Alphonse and Esther Straeter

(+) Thomas Trainer

(+) Paul and Mary Alice Walter

(+) Nancy McGann Wolfe

(+) Priscilla Wolfschlag

(+) Mary Jo Wyatt

And many other intentions that were requested through individual monks and those that were offered personally by them.

If you would like to request a Mass intention at the Archabbey, please visit our Mass Intentions page.