Fall 2017

Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, Fr. Prior John McMullen, Fr. Justin DuVall, Fr. Adrian Burke, Fr. Subprior Guerric DeBona and Br. John Mark Falkenhain traveled to Conception Abbey, Conception, MO, to attend the 46th General Chapter of the Swiss American Benedictine Congregation on June 22.Br. John Mark Falkenhain presented a workshop on vocations with Fr. Michael Casey, OCSO.

Archabbot Kurt Stasiak, Fr. Subprior Guerric DeBona, Fr. Harry Hagan, Fr. Justin DuVall  and Fr. Denis Robinson attended the installation for Archbishop Charles Thompson at Saints Peter and Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis, IN, on July 28.

Fr. Denis Robinson, Fr. Tobias Colgan, Fr. Brendan Moss and Fr. Thomas Gricoski along with Fr. John Kang of the seminary staff, attended a two-week meeting in Rome hosted by the Congregation for Clergy on the newRatio Fundamentalis, the international document that governs seminary formation for the universal Church.

Fr. Anthony Vinson has been appointed monastic liason/intercommunity relations. He will oversee operational aspects, including infrastructure, institutional systems, and operating policies and procedures.

Fr. Luke Waugh has been appointed administrator at St. Isidore the Farmer Parish in Bristow, IN, and St. Martin of Tours Parish in Siberia, IN.

Fr. Paul Nord was appointed associate pastor at St. Meinrad Parish, St. Meinrad, IN, and St. Boniface Parish, Fulda, IN.

Fr. Patrick Cooney began working for the Diocese of Owensboro as judicial vicar on August 2.

Fr. Meinrad Brune has been appointed the new archivist. Novice Joseph Wagner will be his assistant once he completes the Archives and Records Management class at Indiana University.

Novice Noel Zamora has been appointed custodian of Mass intentions.