Spring 2017

Br. John Mark Falkenhain was on sabbatical in Washington, D.C., where he completed a draft for a book on celibacy formation to be published by Liturgical Press in 2018.

Archabbot Kurt Stasiak attended the annual Abbots and Priors Workshop at Prince of Peace Abbey, Oceanside, CA, February 16. 

Br. Lorenzo Penalosa was appointed in-house guestmaster. He will tend to the needs of guests staying in the monastery and joining the monks for meals and recreations.

Fr. Luke Waugh began serving as chaplain at Memorial Hospital in Jasper, IN, March 1.

Br. John Mark Falkenhain was the keynote speaker for a national symposium on religious brothers held at the University of Notre Dame on March 25. The symposium was offered in honor of the recent 2015 Vatican document, On the Identity and Mission of the Religious Brother in the Church.

Fr. Guerric DeBona was elected as delegate for the General Chapter to be held June 22-26 at Conception Abbey, Conception, MO. Fr. Adrian Burke will serve as the alternate delegate.

Fr. Denis Quinkert and Br. Francis Wagner have been appointed to the Monastery Conference Committee. This committee submit ideas for conferences and other spiritual exercises during the seasons of Advent and Lent.