Brother Cassian Professes Solemn Vows

After spending a year as a novice and three years in temporary vows, Brother Cassian Edwards, O.S.B., of Metairie, Louisiana, professed solemn vows, or vows for life, on July 11 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B. Brother Cassian (Lamar) Edwards, O.S.B., is the son of Angela Gonzalez of Metairie, […]

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Brother Luke Makes Solemn Vows

After spending a year as a novice and three years in temporary vows, Brother Luke Hsu, O.S.B., of Taiwan, professed solemn vows, or vows for life, on July 11 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B. Brother Luke Hsu, O.S.B., is the son of Shiang-Ming Hsu and Eu-Lien Liu of […]

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Solemn Vows Professed

After spending a year as a novice and three years in temporary vows, Brother Francis Jin, O.S.B., of Shanghai Province, China,  professed solemn vows, or vows for life, on July 11 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania, before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B. BROTHER FRANCIS JIN, O.S.B. Brother Francis Jin is the son of Wuxing […]

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Memorial of Saints Joachim and Anne

Ex20:1-17;  Ps19:8-11; Mt13:18-23 “The decree of the LORD is trustworthy giving wisdom to the simple.”  The word of the Lord in Psalm 19 goes on and on with praise for the Word of the Lord.   Our ancestors in faith hear the Word of the Lord as a law, decree, precept, command, ordinance, and all these […]

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Brother Stephen Nazaruk, O.S.B.

Brother Stephen Nazaruk, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died peacefully in the monastic infirmary on Thursday, July 25, 2019. He was born February 9, 1927 in West Leechburg, Pennsylvania, a son of the late Thomas Nazaruk and Tekla (Giworonik) Nazaruk. His parents were from the Ukraine and nearly everyone from their village there […]

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Feast of Saint James, Apostle

2Cor 4:7-15;  Ps 126:1-6; Mt 20:20-28 “Those who sow in tears shall reap rejoicing.”  Crying and rejoicing abound in the life of a disciple.  Some who are disciples have been called to be apostles.  One such disciple and apostle is Saint James, and in today’s celebration we are asked what he was asked, “Can you […]

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