Br. Giles Mahieu received the Indiana Senate Certificate of Achievement for 50 years of service to the Saint Meinrad Archabbey Volunteer Fire Department in April.
Fr. Julian Peters directed the ordination retreat for permanent deacon candidates for the Diocese of Wilmington, DE, onJune 7-11.
Fr. Raymond Studzinski was appointed to a two-year term on the Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology Board of Trustees on April 19.
Fr. Denis Robinson was appointed to serve a third five-year term as President-Rector on April 27.
Fr. Paul Nord was assigned to assist Father Anthony Vinson and Father Prior John McMullen with the nearby parishes of St. Meinrad and St. Boniface.
Fr. Luke Waugh assumed the duties of administrator of the parishes of St. Isidore and St. Martin. Fr. Barnabas Gillespie will assist him.
Br. Simon Herrmann and Br. Nathaniel Szidik attended the Mexican American Catholic College in San Antonio, TX, to study Spanish during the month of June.
Fr. Julian Peters gave the Holy Week Day of Recollection retreat for priests from the Diocese of Shreveport, LA, on April 11.
Fr. Christian Raab published a book review of Thomas Merton's Charters, Customs, and Constitutions of the Cistercians in the 2016 Merton Annual. His article, "How the Light Gets In: Leonard Cohen's Biblical Vision," was published in the May 5, 2017, issue of Commonweal.