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Father Robert J. Roche, O.S.B.

Father Robert J. Roche, O.S.B. Thursday, December 20, 2012
Father Robert J. Roche, O.S.B., a monk of St. Vincent Archabbey, died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012. Until he returned to the Archabbey in 2009, Father Robert spent the past two decades serving parishes in the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, including St. George Parish, Patton, (1989-1996) and Queen of Peace Parish, Patton, formerly Our Lady of Perpetual Help (1996-2009). A complete obituary is available at the obituary link of this website. Read More

Summer Retreat Schedule Listed

Summer Retreat Schedule Listed Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Saint Vincent Archabbey has announced its 2013 Summer Retreat Schedule. Read More

Handel's Messiah December 8, 9

Handel's Messiah December 8, 9 Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Pittsburgh Festival Orchestra, Saint Vincent College Singers and the Westmoreland Choral Society will join to present Handel’s Messiah at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 9 in the Saint Vincent Basilica. Read More

Archbishop Wilton J. Gregory To Give Lecture November 27

 Archbishop Wilton J. Gregory To Give Lecture November 27 Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Archbishop Wilton J. Gregory of the Archdiocese of Atlanta will give the fourth annual lecture of the Saint Benedict Education Foundation at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, at the Fred M. Rogers Center. The public is invited to attend. Read More

Foundations of the History of Christian Art November 2

Foundations of the History of Christian Art November 2 Wednesday, October 17, 2012
 Dr. John Spike, an author, lecturer and art historian who specializes in Italian Renaissance and Baroque art, will be the next presentation in the Saint Vincent College Threshold Series at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 2 in the Performing Arts Center of the Robert S. Carey Student Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. His talk, entitled “Foundations of the History of Christian Art.” Read More

Year Of Faith Vigil Mass October 10

Year Of Faith Vigil Mass October 10 Tuesday, September 25, 2012
 Saint Vincent Archabbey will mark the vigil of the opening of the Year of Faith with a Mass at 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, in the Archabbey Basilica celebrated by Most Rev. Lawrence E. Brandt, J.C.D., Ph.D., Bishop of Greensburg. Read More

Art Exhibit Opening October 5 in Gristmill General Store

Art Exhibit Opening October 5 in Gristmill General Store Monday, September 24, 2012
The Saint Vincent Gristmill Museum and General Store will feature an exhibit, “In between the cobbles: photography and poetry of Prague," by Saint Vincent College alumna Sherrie Dunlap. Running October 5-November 2, the exhibit will showcase photography and writings done this summer. Dunlap, of Latrobe, was one of eight Americans to join eight Czech students in the 20th Anniversary of Dr. James Ragan’s Prague Summer Writing Program at Charles University, in the Czech Republic’s capital city. The opening reception is from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, October 5. The exhibit is open during regular General Store hours, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays to Saturdays. Read More

George Weigel To Speak In Area September 10

George Weigel To Speak In Area September 10 Thursday, August 23, 2012
Author and theologian George Weigel will discuss the Catholic defense of religious freedom at home and abroad and the future of the Catholic Church in the U.S. as a community of evangelical possibility in a talk Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Parish, Greensburg. It is open to the public with no admission charge. Read More

Final Ruling in the Case of Rev. Mark Gruber

Tuesday, August 14, 2012
The Vatican Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith (CDF) has issued a final decision in the case of Rev. Mark Gruber, O.S.B. This case stems from the July 2009 discovery of pornographic images on the computer assigned to Rev. Gruber by virtue of his teaching assignment. Read More

Gristmill Coffeehouse Closing

Gristmill Coffeehouse Closing Friday, August 10, 2012
From late 2004 through 2012, the Gristmill Coffeehouse served students, faculty members, and friends and neighbors of Saint Vincent. However, the decision was made to close the coffeehouse section of the Saint Vincent Gristmill on Monday, August 13, due to economic reasons. Read More

Four To Profess Solemn Vows July 11

Four To Profess Solemn Vows July 11 Friday, June 29, 2012
 Four men will make solemn profession of monastic vows, or vows for life, on Monday, July 11, at Saint Vincent Archabbey. Brother Pio Adamonis, O.S.B.; Brother Albert Gahr, O.S.B.; Brother John Paul Heiser, O.S.B. and Father Jean-Luc Zadroga, O.S.B. Read More

Four To Profess Simple Vows

Four To Profess Simple Vows Friday, June 29, 2012
Four novices will complete a year of contemplation and study designed to discern a vocation as a Benedictine monk, culminating in their professing simple vows on Tuesday, July 10 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. They are Brother Basil Alexander, O.S.B., of Houston; Brother Theophilus Núñez, O.S.B., of Brooklyn; Berother Miguel González, O.S.B., of Virginia Beach, and Brother Rafael Quesada, O.S.B., of Michigan. Read More

Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B.

Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B. Monday, June 18, 2012
Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was born March 30, 1935 in Central City, Pennsylvania to the late Mark E. and the late Mary A. (Riley) Burke. He is survived by a sister, Mary Barbara D’Alessandro, of California and nieces and nephews. His brothers, Thomas and Mark Burke, are deceased. Read More

Father Richard Frechette's Commencement Speech, May 12, 2012, Saint Vincent College

Father Richard Frechette's Commencement Speech, May 12, 2012, Saint Vincent College Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Congratulations are most assuredly in order, to you graduates of St Vincent College class of 2012, for you hard efforts and achievement today, a day of great joy! And we offer double thanks to your families, especially your moms, those living and those gone before us, on this beautiful mothers day weekend! Read More

Two Benedictines To Be Ordained May 19

Two Benedictines To Be Ordained May 19 Friday, May 11, 2012
Two Benedictines of Saint Vincent Archabbey will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, May 19 by Most Rev. Donald Trautman, Bishop of Erie, in the Archabbey Basilica. Read More

Father Gilbert Burke, O.S.B., Receives Medal

Father Gilbert Burke, O.S.B., Receives Medal Sunday, April 29, 2012
 Father Gilbert Burke, O.S.B., received the Pro Ecclesia et Pontifice Medal (Latin for “for the church and the pope”) from Greensburg Bishop Lawrence E. Brandt at a prayer service at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral, Greensburg, April 29. Read More

Two Benedictines Ordained To Diaconate April 14

Two Benedictines Ordained To Diaconate April 14 Saturday, April 14, 2012
Two monks were ordained to the diaconate on Saturday, April 14, by Most Rev. Lawrence E. Brandt, J.C.D., Ph.D., Bishop of Greensburg. Read More

Easter Concert April 15

Easter Concert April 15 Monday, March 26, 2012
Saint Vincent Camerata will present its Easter concert at the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 15. Read More

Tenebrae Concerts Scheduled

Tenebrae  Concerts Scheduled Monday, March 26, 2012
Saint Vincent Camerata Scholars will perform Tenebrae, a concert celebrating the themes of the Easter Triduum at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, March 31 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica, Latrobe, and at 7:30 p.m. Palm Sunday, April 1 at Holy Trinity Church, Ligonier. Both concerts are free and open to the public. Read More

Camerata Scholars Produce CD

Camerata Scholars Produce CD Monday, January 9, 2012
 The Saint Vincent Camerata Scholars have produced a CD of sacred choral music from the early Renaissance period distributed internationally by Jade Music, a division of Milan Entertainment of Paris and Los Angeles. It is entitled, A Blessed Day Has Dawned, Sacred Choral Music: Pasestrina, Laude, Gregorian Chant. The CD includes the English Translation of Palestrina’s Mass for Christmas (Dies Sanctificatus Illuxcit Nobis). Read More

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