Abbot President Named New Auxiliary Bishop Of Newark

Pope Francis has named three new auxiliary bishops for the Archdiocese of Newark, appointing Abbot Elias R. Lorenzo, O.S.B., Reverend Michael A. Saporito, and Reverend Monsignor Gregory J. Studerus, E.V. Bishop-Elect Elias has been serving as Abbot President of the American-Cassinese Congregation, an association of Benedictine monasteries in the United States, which includes Saint Vincent […]

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Brother Luke Hsu Ordained To Diaconate

Brother Luke Hsu, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, was ordained to the transitional diaconate along with Brother Wenceslaus Omamo, O.S.B., of Christ the King of Peace Priory in Kenya. The ordination took place February 15, 2020 at the College of Sant’ Anselmo, Rome, by Cardinal James Michael Harvey. They plan to return to […]

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Father Luke E. Policicchio, O.S.B.

Father Luke Policicchio, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Sunday, December 29, 2019. He was born in Vandergrift, Pennsylvania on October 13, 1941, a son of Carmine Policicchio of Vandergrift and the late Mary (Gallo) Policicchio. His brothers are Frank (Christina) Policicchio of Monaca and James (Kathy) Policicchio of Vandergrift. He attended Saint […]

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Student Show at Gristmill

The digital photography class taught by Brother Placid Sellers, O.S.B.,  will host an exhibit, which opens Friday, November 15, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Saint Vincent Gristmill. The art show features their best work from the fall 2019 semester. The show will continue through December 14 through regular Gristmill General Store hours, 9 […]

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Father Daniel C. Wolfel, O.S.B.

Father Daniel C. Wolfel, O.S.B., 91, a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, and a native of St. Marys, died Thursday, September 12, 2019 in the monastic infirmary. He was born October 1, 1927, the son of the late Edward Wolfel, Sr. and the late Amanda (Wolfe) Wolfel. He was one of seven children, including […]

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