2014 Spring Heart to Heart

This special edition of Heart to Heart pays tribute to two great men in the Catholic Church, Saint John XXIII and Saint John Paul II, upon their canonizations.

2014 Winter Heart to Heart

The winter 2014 edition of Heart to Heart, newsletter of Saint Vincent Archabbey, features Archbishop Rino Fisichella, president of the Pontifical Council on the New Evangelization, who came to give the Pope Benedict XVI lecture in February. Abbot Primate Notker Wolf was honored at the fall honors convocation. Brother Michael Antonacci and Brother John Paul […]

2013 Spring Heart to Heart

Pope Francis is on the cover of this issue, which pays tribute to the service of Saint Benedict as well as to the new Holy Father. Information is available about the new book and DVD of the Saint Vincent fire of 1963, as well as forthcoming ordinations, events and other news around the monstery.

2013 Winter Heart to Heart

Saint Vincent planned to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the fire of January 28, 1963, and the cover of this issue and center spread reflect this. Francis Cardinal Arinze had a scheduled visit in the spring to mark the 50th anniversary of Vatican II. The Catholic Church, including Saint Vincent, prepared to celebrate the Year […]

2012 Spring/Summer Heart to Heart

This issue features monks, past and present, who have served in the military. Brother Mark Floreanini has a unique stained glass project for a military chapel. The camerata produced a sacred music CD, deacon and priesthood ordinations are featured. The dedication of the Mary, Mother of Wisdom chapel groundbreaking was held, and a Campus Ministry […]

2011 Fall Heart to Heart

Rita McGinley, a role model in her efforts to support students in the Pittsburgh area, was honored at the annual Founders’ Day of Saint Vincent College, in this issue’s cover story. Coverage of the Saint Vincent Seminary Alumni Day, honoring John C. Marous Jr., retired chairman of the Seminary Board of Regents, and Cardinal Donald […]

2011 Summer Heart to Heart

The dedication of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion is the cover story in this issue of Heart to Heart. Photos and a feature on aspects of the green building are noted in seven pages of the issue. Father Stephen Concordia, O.S.B., joined the Saint Vincent Community, and the 2011 novices reflected on their […]

2010 Fall Heart to Heart

The inauguration of Brother Norman Hipps, O.S.B., as Saint Vincent College president is the cover story. Father Wilfred Dumm, O.S.B., was named an Alumnus of Distiction at the college. Father Vincent Crosby, O.S.B., was a participant in the Nationwide Juried Catholic Arts Exhibition held at Saint Vincent. Saint Vincent memorabilia was included in an exhibit […]

2010 Summer Heart to Heart

The dedication of the Sis and Herman Dupré Science Pavilion is the cover story in this issue of Heart to Heart. Photos and a feature on aspects of the green building are noted in seven pages of the issue. Father Stephen Concordia, O.S.B., joined the Saint Vincent Community, and the 2011 novices reflected on their […]

2009 Winter Heart to Heart

Prince Ludwig of Bavaria joined the Saint Vincent Community and Abbot Primate Notker Wolf for the year-ending celebrations of the 200th birth of Saint Vincent Founder Boniface Wimmer. The winter 2010 issue of Heart to Heart also documented the Benedictine Heritage Tour trip to Germany made by pilgrims from Saint Vincent, and the pilgrimage made […]

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 […]

2008 Fall Heart to Heart

This 36-page color issue includes a feature on Boniface Wimmer: Letters of An American Abbot, a new book edited by Jerome Oetgen. Brother Benoit Allogia, O.S.B., and Brother Joseph Adams, O.S.B., were ordained to the diaconate. A minority scholarship fund was established in the name of Archabbot Douglas Nowicki, O.S.B. Father Stephen Cocordia, O.S.B., and […]

2008 Summer Heart to Heart

This 36-page color issue includes an article honoring the Most Reverend David A. Zubik, Bishop of Pittsburgh, who was the commencement speaker and recipient of an honorary Doctor of Divinity. Saint Vincent celebrated Saint Benedict Day. With the help of Brother Nathan Cochran, O.S.B., Saint Vincent College established a prize in its concert series in […]

2007-2008 Winter Heart to Heart

This 28-page color issue features includes an article about the monastery artisans’ exhibition, Artisans of the Monastery at the Saint Vincent Gristmill Museum. Saint Vincent pays a tribute to Mother Teresa in a symposium marking the tenth anniversary of her death. The issue features a two-page spread highlighting moments from the mission to Brazil. Campus […]

2007 Summer Heart to Heart

This issue of Heart to Heart features the current projects on campus, such as the Winnie Palmer Nature Reserve; the Herbert W. Boyer School of Natural Sciences, Mathematics and Computing; and the Chuck Noll Field; as well as the visit of President George W. Bush. Father Philip Kanfush was appointed procurator of the Archabbey. The […]

2006 Fall-Winter Heart to Heart

Pope Benedict XVI is featured on the cover of Heart to Heart. Inside, Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki presents the new Pope with a copy of Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica: One Hundred Years. A new board of directors is installed at Benedictine Military School, and an exhibit at the Gallery honored the Basilica anniversary. Paul Whiteside […]

2007 Winter Heart to Heart

Pope Benedict XVI and Saint Benedict are featured on the cover. A campus construction update is given. Father Vincent Crosby had a Fabric Art exhibit, and Father Paul Taylor was named Vice President of Institutional Advancement. The Saint Vincent Volunteer Fire Department is pictured and some reviews of writings of Father Demetrius Dumm provide high […]

2006 Summer Heart to Heart

Apostolic Nuncio Pietri Sambi received an honorary doctorate from Saint Vincent Seminary and Jim Towey was named President of Saint Vincent College. Shawn Matthew Anderson was ordained to the diaconate. The Gristmill was featured in Pennsylvania Magazine. Father Louis Sedlacko, Father Wilfred Dumm and Father Omer Kline were honored by the Saint Vincent Prep Alumni. […]

2005 Winter Heart to Heart

An update on the Basilica anniversary book, Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica: One Hundred Years was given, with a photograph of the Blessed Virgin Mary statue in the Chapel of the Immaculate Conception on the front cover. Father Sebastian Samay was named an Alumnus of Distinction by Saint Vincent College and two novices, Brother Bonaventure Curtis […]

2005 Spring Heart to Heart

This special issue of Heart to Heart is A Tribute to His Holiness, Pope John Paul II, a 36-page color tribute in words and photos. The issue received third place in the 2006 Catholic Press Association Awards for Best Special Issue, Section or Supplement on the Papal Transition.