Two Enter Novitiate

Two men have joined the novitiate at Saint Vincent Archabbey, Charles Cirigliano of Waccabuc, New York, and Ronald Polinski of Duquesne. The novitiate is a year of prayer and study about the Benedictine order. Elijah Cirigliano, N.O.S.B. Charles, who has chosen the monastic name of Brother Elijah, is the son of Caesar and Patricia Cirigliano […]

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New Items in Time for Christmas

The new Christmas ornament for the Archabbey Basilica is now available. The new window ornament honors the Basilica’s one hundredth anniversary by depicting the Saint Vincent de Paul triptych window. It is available for $14.95 through http://www.stvincentstore.com, at the Basilica Gift Shop and also the College Bookstore. There are a limited number of the Millstone […]

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16th Annual Oblate Day Planned

Benedictine Oblates affiliated with St. Vincent Archabbey will travel from around the country to attend the annual St. Vincent Archabbey Oblate Day on September 18. The event held every September is a day focused on enriching the lives of the Oblates and strengthening their relationship with Jesus Christ through the Rule of St. Benedict, the […]

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Four Make Solemn Vows

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

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Two Profess First Vows July 10

Two novices made their first profession of monastic vows on July 10 in the Saint Vincent Basilica. Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., of Saint Vincent Archabbey, received the first vows of Brother Bonaventure Curtis and Father Peter Augustine Pierjok. The two men spent a year learning about the Benedictine order as novices. They will spend […]

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