Mozart concert at the Abbey

Renée de Moissac, pianist, and Martha Kashap, violinist, gave a Mozart concert at
Saint Peter’s Abbey Nov. 5. It was their last of four programs of Mozart’s sonatas
for violin and piano. Br. Benedict assisted by turning the pages.

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 – Br. Wolfgang Thiem


Full Death Notice

Br. Wolfgang Thiem’s Life As A Monk

Funeral Services

Monday, Oct. 23, 2017 -  Br. Wolfgang Thiem*



*First Station*    5:30 Reception of Br. Wolfgang’s Body    - Abbey church

5:40                 Vespers for deceased

 7:30     Vigils ...  - at Abbey Church



*Tuesday, Oct. 24 *

 7:30                 Lauds for deceased

*Second Station **      10:30      Funeral Liturgy           *- Abbey
Church



*Third Station*          11:30     Rite of Committal
-Abbey cemetery

*            Luncheon will be in the Abbey Guest dining room*

Park named after monk

The Father Joe Park was opened on Oct. 12 in Bruno. It’s a new playground
for families and children. Mayor Dale Glessman said they had a contest
throughout the summer where kids could submit names for the new park.
“Father Joe has had a big influence on the community. No matter where he
goes, all the kids know him,” explained Glessman on why Father Joe Park was
the perfect name. Fr. Joe, now retired over a year, was the pastor in Bruno
for almost 20 years.

Fr. Rudolph In Hospital

Abbot Peter and Br. Anthony visited Fr. Rudolph Novecosky in St. Paul’s Hospital
Saturday, Oct. 7 and celebrated the anointing of the sick with him. He was admitted
to the hospital on Sept. 28 to deal with cancer of the bladder.

St. Peter’s College Orientation Day Sept. 5 2017

Students of St. Peter’s College are served lunch, September 5, on Orientation Day where they were welcomed back to another year of studies.

Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB dines with families of students at St. Peter’s College who attended the opening day of classes on Orientation Day. Abbot Peter asked the blessing before the lunch, sponsored by campus ministry.


Fr. Demetrius Wasylyniuk, OSB, director of student residences at St. Peter’s College, explains the policy manual, to resident students.

The resident students were welcomed, Sept. 6, at a noon hour luncheon.

Fr. Demetrius welcomes a visitor

Fr. Demetrius Wasylyniuk, OSB, guest master, welcomes Fr. Mykhailo Ozorovych to St. Peter’s Abbey.
Fr. Mykhailo attended “Unity”, a gathering of young adults from across Canada who come to celebrate, embrace and better understand the Ukrainian Catholic faith.
Fr. Mykhailo, 25, is the youngest Ukrainian Catholic priest in North America.
He is serving at Holy Eucharist Cathedral in New Westminster, B.C.

Ukrainian Catholic Unity Retreat 2017

Fr. Demetrius Wasylyniuk, OSB, celebrated Divine Liturgy with Bishop David Motiuk, left, Eparchy of Edmonton, and Bishop Bryan Bayda, CSsR, Eparchy of Saskatoon.
The bishops attended “Unity” at St. Peter’s Abbey, a gathering of young adults across Canada who come to celebrate, embrace and better understand the Byzantine Catholic faith.
The theme of Unity at St. Peter’s Abbey was — “Into the Horizon: Focus on Faith.