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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Condolences to Drake Family

“The Saint Vincent community extends its deepest sympathy to Coach Drake’s family, friends and the entire Steelers organization. As a member of the Steelers’ family, Darryl was also a member of the Saint Vincent family and we mourn together during this difficult time. He was a devoted husband, father and grandfather and a passionate leader […]

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Brother Gregory Makes First Vows

After spending a year as a novice, Brother Gregory Visca, O.S.B., of Valrico, Florida, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., on July 10, 2019 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He will spend three years as a junior monk prior to making solemn profession of vows, or vows […]

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Brother Xavier Makes First Vows

After spending a year as a novice, Brother Xavier O’Mara, O.S.B., professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., on July 10, 2019 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He will spend three years as a junior monk prior to making solemn profession of vows, or vows for life. Brother […]

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New Jersey Man Makes First Vows

After spending a year as a novice, Brother Angelo Lichtenstein, O.S.B., of Sandyston, New Jersey, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., on July 10, 2019 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He will spend three years as a junior monk prior to making solemn profession of vows, or […]

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Pittsburgh Man Makes First Vows

After spending a year as a novice, Brother Sean Cooksey, O.S.B., of Pittsburgh, professed simple vows as a Benedictine monk before Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., on July 10, 2019 at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, Pennsylvania. He will spend three years as a junior monk prior to making solemn profession of vows, or vows for […]

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Brother Barnabas Professes Solemn Vows

After spending a year as a novice and three years in temporary vows, Brother Barnabas O’Reilly, O.S.B., of Johnstown, 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 Barnabas (Michael) O’Reilly is the son of Lawrence and Eileen O’Reilly of Johnstown. […]

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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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