Sunday Homilies

Seventh Sunday Of Easter

Today’s scriptures reflect on the experience of the disciples following the Ascension; Saint Luke reports the Ascension of Jesus twice, once at the end of his Gospel (Luke 24:50-53) and again at the beginning of the Acts of the Apostles (Acts 1:6-12), which we hear today. In the dioceses of Pennsylvania we celebrated the Ascension […]

Sixth Sunday of Easter

This Gospel is part of what is known as the Last Supper Discourse.  They had a difficulty understanding this when they heard it before the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus.  We hear it, not only after these events, but also after both the Ascension and Pentecost. We also have two thousand years of Christianity […]

Fifth Sunday of Easter

An important dimension of the life of the Church which has become visible in the last fifty years is the order of deacons.  By now many Catholics are familiar with the kind of deacons who are married men serving as critical co-workers of priests in parish ministry and in other forms of specialized pastoral ministry […]

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Memorial Day Mass

Mass from the Mary Mother of Mercy Mausoleum Chapel.

One Priest, One Deacon Ordained May 23

Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, ordained one Benedictine monk a priest and one a deacon on Saturday, May 23, at the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the ordination Mass was not open to the public. Father Ignatius Camello, O.S.B., has been serving in the Diocese […]

Online Memorial Day Service

Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., will celebrate an online Memorial Day Service at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25, from the Mary Mother of Mercy Mausoleum Chapel on the Saint Vincent campus. The service will honor those who have died while serving our country. The service can be viewed at: https://vimeo.com/user109924459, on the Archabbey and Seminary […]

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Jun
14
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3:00 PM Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Jun 14 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
“Stability in Benedictine Spirituality” will be the topic of Father Michael Antonacci, O.S.B., at the Benedictine Spirituality Talks for the Oblates of Saint Benedict of Saint Vincent Archabbey and guests.
Jul
10
Fri
5:00 PM Simple Vows @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Simple Vows @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Jul 10 @ 5:00 PM – 6:15 PM
After spending a year as a novice discerning a monastic vocation, one monk will profess simple vows within the context of vespers.
Jul
11
Sat
10:00 AM Solemn Vows @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Solemn Vows @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Jul 11 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
After spending one year as a novice and three years as a junior monk discerning a monastic vocation, one monk will profess solemn vows, or vows for life at Mass on July 11, the Feast[...]
Jul
19
Sun
3:00 PM Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Jul 19 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Father Cyprian Constantine, O.S.B., will discuss the “Liturgy of the Hours” for Oblates of Saint Vincent Archabbey and guests.
Jul
21
Tue
11:00 AM Priest Day @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Priest Day @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Jul 21 @ 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Priest Day @ Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica
Most Rev. Mark Brennan, D.D., Bishop of Wheeling-Charleston, will celebrate the mass for Priest Day at Saint Vincent. Alumni priests and other local diocesan priests are invited to attend.
Jul
24
Fri
5:00 PM Men’s Retreat @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
Men’s Retreat @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
Jul 24 @ 5:00 PM – Jul 26 @ 11:30 AM
Men's Retreat @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
Father Wulfstan Clough, O.S.B., will give the retreat, “The Hidden Message of Jesus’ Parables.”
Jul
31
Fri
5:00 PM Charismatic Prayer Retreat @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
Charismatic Prayer Retreat @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
Jul 31 @ 5:00 PM – Aug 2 @ 11:30 AM
Charismatic Prayer Retreat @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
“Do Whatever He Tells You” will be the topic of Retreat Master: Father John Mary Tompkins, O.S.B. at this charismatic prayer retreat.
Aug
16
Sun
3:00 PM Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Aug 16 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Father Ignatius Camello, O.S.B., will give the talk on “Prayer in Benedictine Spirituality” for the Oblates of Saint Benedict of Saint Vincent Archabbey and guests.
Sep
20
Sun
3:00 PM Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Sep 20 @ 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM
Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Brownfield 202, Saint Vincent Seminary
Father Vincent de Paul Crosby, O.S.B., will speak on “Work in Benedictine Spirituality” for the Oblates of Saint Vincent Archabbey and guests.