Five Enter Novitiate

Five men have entered the novitiate at Saint Vincent Archabbey, where they will spend a year of discernment before professing first vows as Benedictine monks. All Pennsylvania residents, they hail from Upland, Kersey, Bethel Park, Connellsville and Elizabeth Township. Pio Adamonis, N.O.S.B. Brother Pio (Peter Paul) Adamonis, III, is the son of Peter P. and […]

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Two To Profess Solemn Vows

Brother Bonaventure Curtis, O.S.B., an attorney from southern California, and Father Peter Augustine Pierjok, a priest from the Diocese of Peoria, will profess solemn vows as Benedictine monks at Saint Vincent Archabbey at 10 a.m. Friday, July 11, in the Archabbey Basilica. Bonaventure Curtis, O.S.B. Brother Bonaventure Curtis, O.S.B. Brother Bonaventure Curtis, O.S.B., a native […]

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Four to Make First Vows July 10

Four novices will take their first vows as Benedictine monks during vespers at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 10 at Saint Vincent Archabbey. The men include a Saint Vincent College graduate from Jeannette, Brother Michael Antonacci; a Carnegie native recently graduated from Saint John’s University, New York; Brother Gabriel Myriam Kurzawski; a former Kissimmee, Florida resident […]

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Art Is Window To Monk’s Soul

Claudia “Lady Bird” Johnson, wife of President Lyndon B. Johnson, once said “Art is the window to man’s soul. Without it, he would never be able to see beyond his immediate world; nor could the world see the man within.”   Brother Mark Floreanini’s artwork epitomizes that statement in more ways that one-especially his work […]

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