Memorial Mass July 30

A special Memorial Mass in honor of the late Ambassador Daniel M. Rooney, chairman of the Pittsburgh Steelers, will be held at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica on Sunday, July 30 at 11:30 a.m. Members of the Rooney family and representatives of the Pittsburgh Steelers organization will participate in the Memorial Mass. Ambassador Rooney received an […]

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Steelers Training Camp Opens

Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp opens to the public on Friday, July 28, 2017. There are 16 practices which are scheduled to be open to the public, 14 on the Saint Vincent campus, one at Latrobe Memorial Stadium at 7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 4, and one evening practice, Family Fest, at Heinz Field. Four of […]

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New Novices Join Community

The Saint Vincent monastic community welcomed six new novices on July 1. BERNARD (HAL) CLINE, N.O.S.B. Brother Bernard (Hal) Cline, N.O.S.B., is a 1982 graduate of the University of North Carolina School of the Arts where he received a bachelor of fine arts degree. Upon graduating from the school’s classical theater program, he spent the […]

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Monks To Make Solemn Vows

Three monks will make solemn profession of vows, or vows for life, at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 11 in the Archabbey Basilica. Brother Ignatius Camello, O.S.B., is the son of Reynaldo and Desideria Camello of Cotabato City, the Philippines. He graduated from Notre Dame High School for Boys in the Philippines in 1988. He earned […]

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Two To Make Simple Vows

Two men who have spent a year as novices will make their first profession of monastic vows, or simple vows, at Saint Vincent Archabbey on July 10. Brother Robert (Sean) Austin, O.S.B., of Hagerstown, Maryland, is the son of Michael and Lucy Austin.  He is a 2011 graduate of North Hagerstown High School, and earned […]

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Abbot Primate to Speak at Commencement

Abbot Gregory Polan, O.S.B., the newly elected Abbot Primate of the worldwide Benedictine Order, will be the commencement speaker at the May 12, 2017 commencement of Saint Vincent Seminary, scheduled for 5 p.m. in the Archabbey Basilica. Abbot Gregory, who, until his election as Abbot Primate, was the Abbot of Conception Abbey in Missouri, represents […]

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Deacon Ordination May 27

Two Benedictines from Saint Vincent Archabbey will be ordained to the diaconate on Saturday, May 27 by Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Brother Joachim Morgan, O.S.B., is the son of Charles and Laura Morgan of White Lake, Michigan. Brother Lawrence Machia, O.S.B., is the […]

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Priesthood Ordination May 20

A Benedictine from Saint Vincent Archabbey will be ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, May 20 by Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Brother Canice (Daniel) McMullen, O.S.B., is the son of Craig and Ruth McMullen of State College. He is a 2006 graduate of […]

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Solemnity of Saint Benedict

Father Jonathan J. Wisneski, chancellor for the Diocese of Greensburg, will serve as homilist for the Solemnity of the Passing of Our Holy Father Benedict, Abbot, at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 21 in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Father Wisneski is also director of the Office for Clergy Vocations and International Priests for the Diocese […]

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