Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time

Only twice in the three-year cycle of Sunday readings do we hear from the Book of Leviticus. This middle book of the Torah is concerned with many topics related to worship, morality, and the conduct of one’s everyday life. As Catholics we should appreciate the deep care with which our Jewish forebears observed the call […]

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Fourth Sunday of Ordinary Time

This Sunday’s second reading is drawn from Saint Paul’s First Letter to the Corinthians, a document filled with both uplifting teachings and advice which can be baffling to modern sensibilities. The passage we hear at mass might well fall into the latter category, since in it Paul urges his readers to think carefully as to […]

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2020 Winter Saint Vincent Monks

This issue of Saint Vincent Monks includes events from July of 2020 through the end of the year. This includes the installation of Archabbot Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., as the twelfth archabbot of Saint Vincent by Bishop Edward Malesic, with excerpts from the bishop’s homily. It also includes profession of first vows for Brother […]

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Oblate Talks for 2021

The Oblates of Saint Benedict of Saint Vincent Archabbey hold monthly meetings and also have montly presentations on some aspect of Benedictine spirituality. The talks are on campus, generally in the Basilica Crypt, although persons interested in attending should check the Oblate website for last minute details. Talks on the calendar for 2021 include Father […]

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