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New Postcard Series on Archabbey Basilica

New Postcard Series on Archabbey Basilica Friday, December 18, 1998
  A new series of postcards of the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica is now available, announced Brother Philip M. Kanfush, O.S.B., Director of the Basilica Gift Shop. Read More

Abbey Webpage Announced

Abbey Webpage Announced Tuesday, November 24, 1998
 Two members of the Saint Vincent College and Seminary faculties are bringing their years of experience as writers, editors, teachers and as priests, to a new venue -- the Internet -- where they will provide weekly commentaries on the Sunday gospels on the Saint Vincent Archabbey home page. Both natives of Carrolltown, Pennsylvania, Father Campion P. Gavaler, O.S.B., and Father Demetrius R. Dumm, O.S.B., are looking forward to the venture. Read More

New Archabbey Vocation Director Named

New Archabbey Vocation Director Named Thursday, October 8, 1998
 Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., has recently announced the appointment of Brother Matthew T. Laffey, O.S.B., as director of vocations for Saint Vincent Archabbey. Read More

New Subprior Named at Archabbey

New Subprior Named at Archabbey Thursday, October 8, 1998
 Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., has announced the recent appointment of The Rev. Athanasius C. Cherry, O.S.B., as the Subprior of Saint Vincent Archabbey. The Subprior is responsible for assisting the Abbot and the Prior in the daily operations of the monastery, and is one of the major superiors. Additionally, he will serve as Director of Archabbey Guests and Guest Facilities. Read More

Associate Director of Libraries Named

  Associate Director of Libraries Named Thursday, October 8, 1998
 Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., has announced the appointment of Brother David Kelly, O.S.B. as the associate director of Saint Vincent Libraries. The appointment was effective on August 17, 1998. Read More

Administrative Assistant Named

Administrative Assistant Named Thursday, October 8, 1998
 Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., has announced the appointment of Brother Philip Kanfush, O.S.B., as administrative assistant to the Archabbot. Read More

Supreme Court Justice to Speak at Red Mass

Supreme Court Justice to Speak at Red Mass Thursday, September 10, 1998
 United States Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas will deliver an address at the 31st annual Red Mass to be held at noon Friday, September 25, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. An invitational reception hosted by Bishop Anthony G. Bosco and Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., will follow the Mass and lecture. Read More

Spirituality Book of Saint Vincent Benedictine Reprinted

Spirituality Book of Saint Vincent Benedictine Reprinted Monday, July 13, 1998
 When Saint Vincent Seminary faculty member Father Demetrius R. Dumm, O.S.B., published his first book in 1987, he hadn't given much thought to how commercially successful it would be - he was more interested in its content than its sales. But a little over a decade since Flowers in the Desert: A Spirituality of the Bible was released, the sales are drawing some of his attention. Read More

Four Benedictines Make Solemn Profession of Vows

Four Benedictines Make Solemn Profession of Vows Monday, July 13, 1998
 The Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, accepted the solemn vows of four Benedictines on Saturday, July 11, during ceremonies at Saint Vincent Basilica. Read More

Two Novices Make First Vows

Two Novices Make First Vows Monday, July 13, 1998
 The Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey, Latrobe, accepted the first vows of two novices during ceremonies held at Saint Vincent Basilica on Friday, July 10. Read More

Paul Alexander Shutt, O.S.B., To Be Ordained

Paul Alexander Shutt, O.S.B., To Be Ordained Friday, May 8, 1998
 A Latrobe native and Benedictine of Saint Vincent Archabbey will be ordained to the priesthood at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 23, by the Most Rev. Anthony G. Bosco, Bishop of Greensburg in Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Read More

Benedictines Celebrate Jubilees

Friday, May 8, 1998
 Sixteen Benedictines of Saint Vincent Archabbey are celebrating jubilees marking 775 years of service to the Monastic community this year. Read More

Grants to Help Restore Gristmill

Grants to Help Restore Gristmill Saturday, January 31, 1998
 Its products have sustained many generations of monks at Saint Vincent and at one time members of the local community, too. Now, the Pennsylvania Heritage Parks Program and two regional foundations have provided grants totalling $250,000 to help sustain it. Read More

Six Begin Novitiate

Thursday, January 22, 1998
 Six novices began their novitiate with investiture ceremonies at Saint Vincent Basilica on July 10. The novitiate is a year of prayer and study designed to aid them in determining their vocation as Benedictine monks. Read More

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