Solemn Vows

 Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., of Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, received the solemn vows of two Benedictines on Wednesday, July 11, during Mass at the Archabbey Basilica. After spending one year as a novice and three years as junior monks, a period of reflection and monastic formation, the Benedictine brothers may petition for solemn vows, […]

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Simple Vows Professed

 Two men have completed their novitiate at Saint Vincent Archabbey and made first profession of vows as Benedictine monks on July 10. The novitiate is a year of prayer and study designed to assist them in discerning their vocation as monks. Following their first vows, the monks remain as junior monks for three years before […]

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Gristmill Store Opens

 Since 1854, Benedictines from Saint Vincent Archabbey have operated a Gristmill, grinding grains for the sustenance of the monks at the Archabbey, for students at Saint Vincent College and Seminary, and even for local farmers. They have always sold flour there, and at one time Saint Vincent Bread was famous throughout the region. Now the […]

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Sixteen to Mark Jubilees in 2001

 Sixteen Benedictines from Saint Vincent Archabbey will mark 60th, 50th and 25th jubilees of their priesthood ordinations and professions of vows in 2001. Included in this year’s class of jubilarians is the Archbishop of Milwaukee, Most Rev. Rembert G. Weakland, O.S.B., who is marking the 50th jubilee of his ordination. Other members of the jubilarian […]

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