Dr. Timothy O’Malley To Give Address On Saint Benedict’s Day

The monastic community of Saint Vincent Archabbey will celebrate the feast of the Transitus of Saint Benedict at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 with Mass in the Archabbey Basilica. Providing an address at the Mass will be Dr. Timothy Patrick O’Malley II, director of education at the McGrath Institute for Church Life and academic director […]

Brother Angelo On KDKA March 8

KDKA reporter Christopher DeRose visited Saint Vincent Archabbey on Wednesday, March 8 for a story on the baking ministry of Brother Angelo Lichtenstein, O.S.B., monastery baker (and seminarian at Saint Vincent Seminary). Brother Angelo, who hails from Sandyston, New Jersey, began baking for the monastic community in 2022. His products—which include bagels, hot cross buns, […]

Father Andrew Kim Ordained To Priesthood

Father Andrew (Dongha) Kim, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey currently serving at Wimmer Priory in Taiwan, was ordained to the priesthood over the weekend. He is the son of Ji Hyun and Heong Suk Kim. He was born in Seoul, Korea and has one sibling, Kyeong Ha Kim. He earned a master of […]

PRN Retreat March 18: A Day of Faith, Recovery, And Restoration For Healthcare Professionals

PRN: A Prescription For Your Spirit, a day to care for the caregivers, will be held Saturday, March 18 in DiPadova Hall of Saint Vincent Seminary. The event is free for those working in the healthcare field; however, pre-registration is required. Saint Vincent Archabbey Retreats director Father Shawn Matthew Anderson, O.S.B., pharmacist, biology faculty member […]

2023 Retreats Now Available

The Saint Vincent Archabbey Summer Retreat Program will host three retreats in 2023, announced retreat program Director Father Shawn Matthew Anderson, O.S.B. All three retreats this year will occur in July. Father Nathanael Polinski, O.S.B., will conduct the men’s retreat July 14 to 16. The topic will be “Put Out Into the Deep (Luke 5:4)” […]

DVD Commemorates Saint Vincent Fire

Fire and Ice, a Saint Vincent Archabbey Publications production commemorating the 50th anniversary of the destructive Saint Vincent fire of January 28, 1963, is  available on DVD. The DVD, produced for the 50th anniversary of the fire in 2013, offers 1 hour, 11 minutes of content highlighted by a 15 minute documentary featuring photographs and […]

Book Commemorates Saint Vincent Fire

Sixty years ago on January 28, 1963 fire destroyed five buildings on the Saint Vincent campus. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the fire, Fire and Ice, a history of the fire, was released by Archabbey Publications in 2013. Using archival photos and narrative accounts written by those who lived through the day of […]

Society of Catholic Scientists to host Gold Mass

The Saint Vincent College chapter of the Society of Catholic Scientists (SCS) will be hosting a Gold Mass at 5 p.m. Wednesday, January 25th  in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. The Gold Masses for Scientists that are sponsored by the SCS follow in the tradition of special Masses that are held for members of a […]

New Photos Discovered Of Saint Vincent Fire

Joseph LaFaro, who was a student at Saint Vincent at the time of the fire on January 28, 1963, discovered some slides while going through some of his belongings. Upon closer examination, he realized that the slides were of images he took during the Saint Vincent Fire. He was kind enough to send his slides […]

Father Warren Murrman Recalls Buildings Before Saint Vincent Fire, Part 2

Father Warren Murrman, O.S.B., recalls the locations of some of the buildings on campus prior to the fire of January 28, 1963, as they relate to the present-day campus. The videos, originally shot by Father Andrew, O.S.B., for the 50th anniversary of the fire, are being re-run in honor of the 60th anniversary of the […]

Father Warren Murrman Recalls Buildings Before Saint Vincent Fire, Part 1

Father Warren Murrman, O.S.B., recalls the locations of some of the buildings on the Saint Vincent Campus prior to the fire of January 28, 1963. This video was produced in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the fire in 2013. We’re re-running this video in commemoration of the 60th anniversary of the fire in 2023.

Brother Timothy Waid Recalls Day Of Fire And Ice

We kick off a week or so of commemorative posts in remembrance of the Day of Fire and Ice, the Saint Vincent Fire of January 28, 1963. Much of the content was developed in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the fire, where Saint Vincent honored all of those who helped save the campus. While […]

“Clothed In Glory” Exhibit Features Work Of Father Vincent de Paul Crosby, O.S.B.

Saint Vincent’s Verostko Center for the Arts is pleased to announce its first exhibition of 2023 entitled “Clothed in Glory,” a retrospective exploring the artistic work of Father Vincent de Paul Crosby, O.S.B. Featuring vestments, wall hangings, sculptures and recently completed digital works, “Clothed in Glory” examines the career of a monk-artist committed to igniting […]

2022 Ornament Features Matthew, Evangelist

The 2022 Saint Vincent Christmas ornament features Matthew, evangelist. The ornament is based on one of the four frescoes above the altar of the Archabbey Basilica and is the 27th in a series of ornaments that the Archabbey has produced on various elements of the Basilica. The placement of the evangelists above the altar is […]

Brother Gregory Ordained To Diaconate November 26

Brother Gregory Visca, O.S.B., was ordained to the diaconate by Most Rev. Larry Kulick, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, on Saturday, November 26, 2022 in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Brother Gregoryis a native Ohioan, but his family moved to Florida when he was six. That family includes his parents, Michael and Victoria Visca […]

Father Cornelius P. Chang, O.S.B.

Father Cornelius P. Chang, O.S.B., 91, a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Friday, November 25, 2022 in New York City after a brief illness. Father Cornelius was serving in the Archdiocese of New York at the chapel of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary. He served in New York since 1962, concurrent with […]

Detective To Speak At Blue Mass November 13

Local and state police officers, firefighters and emergency medical service personnel are invited to participate in the Blue Mass at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, November 13 at the Saint Vincent Basilica. The Blue Mass was first celebrated in 1934 at Saint Patrick’s Church in Washington, D.C., and since then has become a tradition in which local […]

Montserrat Boys Choir Coming To Basilica November 16

Saint Vincent College is hosting the world-renowned Montserrat Boys Choir at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 16 in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Hailing from outside Barcelona, Spain, and comprised of nearly 50 boys, the Montserrat Boys Choir is one of the oldest and most well-respected choirs in Europe. The choir first performed at Saint Vincent […]

Father Damian J. Warnock, O.S.B.

Father Damian J. Warnock, O.S.B., 89, a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Friday, October 28, 2022. He was a son of the late James and Mary Myrtle (McClane) Warnock. Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, on November 21, 1932, he was one of ten children, including the late Ruth M. Gilardi. Violett Scott, John M., James […]

New Stained Glass Panels Now Available

The  new stained glass panels from Brother Mark Floreanini, O.S.B., are now available. On Corpus Christi Sunday 2022 the Committee on Evangelization and Catechesis of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops will begin the National Eucharistic Revival. The revival is aimed at inviting Catholics to return to the source and summit of their faith, […]