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Monastery of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Sechura (Peru):
91st Assembly of the Union of Superiors General
Abbot Primate Gregory Polan OSB attended the 91st Assembly of the Union of Superiors General, held on 21-23 November 2018 at the Pauline conference center Casa Divin Maestro in Arricia, Rome.Read more ...
English Language Bulletin, 2018, No. 115: Vietnam, Land of Monastic Renewal
The Annual Council Meeting of the AIM
The Abbot Primate, two Abbots General, the President of AIM, the leader of all Benedictine Women (Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum, or CIB), three abbots president, more abbots, prioresses, brothers and sisters, the secretaries of AIM, and a French layman: This is the Council of the Alliance for International Monasticism.Read more ...
Thriving Mvimwa Abbey, in the remote Sumbawanga region of Tanzania, started to build its abbey church on All Saints Day.Read more ...
Monastic-Muslim Dialogue in Africa
In Africa, Benedictine monks often have good contact with Muslims. According to the coordinator of Muslim-Monastic Dialogue, the American Benedictine Father William Skudlarek, several monastic confreres in Africa have indicated that they absolutely trust the Muslim employees of their monastery.Read more ...
Benedictine Women Chose New Leader
Every four years the Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum convenes Benedictine Women from all over the world for an international symposium at Sant’Anselmo in Rome, the headquarter of the Benedictine Confederation.Read more ...
Mother María Luisa Gómez Tejeda, Abbess of the monastery of Sta. María de Santa Ana (diocese of Ávila, Spain) since 1998, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented her resignation to the Abbot General.Read more ...
The 9th centenary of the Charter of Charity
June 16, 2019, on the solemnity of the Holy Trinity, there will be a Celebration at Cîteaux of the 9th centenary of the Charter of Charity during the OCSO Central Commission meeting.Read more ...
Dom Giacomo Brière, Abbot of Tre Fontane (diocese of Roma, Italy) since 1996, having reached the age of retirement mentioned in ST 40.A of the Constitutions, presented his resignation to the General Chapter, Assisi 2017.Read more ...
Christmas Letter 2018
The Holy Father confirmed the election of Fr. Vinzenz Wohlwend as the new abbot of Wettingen-Mehrerau and president of the Congregation of Mehrerau.Read more ...