2009 Summer Heart to Heart

This 36-page color issue includes excerpts from the first part of the Wimmer 200 celebrations held in 2009. Abbot Primate Notker Wolf, O.S.B., visited from Rome for the opening ceremonies and talked about our founder Boniface Wimmer’s “Passion for Christ.” Dr. Jerome Oetgen gave the Threshhold lecture on Boniface Wimmer in March on the heritage of Boniface Wimmer. Pope Benedict XVI’s visit to Monte Cassino Abbey, Rome, is included. Father Paul Taylor, O.S.B., receives a new appointment, and staff changes are announced as well. The abbey and parish members celebrated Easter Vigil in the Basilica, the groundbreaking for the Sis and Herman Dupre Science Pavilion, and the members of the monastic community had news of endeavors to report. Joseph Adams, O.S.B., was ordained to the priestood and Bonaventure Curtis, O.S.B., and David Ho, O.S.B., to the diaconate.