New Abbot Primate

Congratulations Abbot Gregory! On Saturday, September 10, the Congress of Abbots elected Father Gregory Polan O.S.B., abbot of Conception Abbey, Missouri, to become the tenth abbot primate of the Benedictine Confederation. His acceptance of the election resulted in the beginning of his eight-year term as abbot primate. He had professed vows as a monk of […]

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Blue Mass October 2

Saint Vincent Archabbey, College and Seminary and the Diocese of Greensburg will hold a Blue Mass, at 11:30 a.m. Sunday, October 2, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica, to honor local and state police officers, firefighters, and emergency medical service personnel. Father Joseph Adams, O.S.B., director of public safety at Saint Vincent College, will be […]

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Monastic Community Welcomes Novices

Two novices entered the Saint Vincent monastic community on July 1, Brother Sean Austin of Hagerstown, Maryland, and Douglas Sellers of Penn Hills. Austin will take the monastic name of Brother Robert, while Sellers will take the name Brother Placid. The novitiate is a year of discernment and study of the monastic life, prior to […]

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Three Ordained To Diaconate May 28

Three men were ordained to the diaconate on Saturday, May 28 by Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. One is a monk from Saint Vincent Archabbey and the other two are seminarians from the Archdiocese of Beijing, China. Brother Canice (Daniel) McMullen, O.S.B., is the […]

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Two Monks Ordained To Priesthood May 21

Two Benedictines of Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, were ordained to the priesthood at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 21 by Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, J.C.L., Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Brother Pio Adamonis, III, is from Upland, near Philadelphia, while Brother Matthew Lambert, O.S.B., is from Port St. […]

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