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.

A Pile of Auuuu Weed 2017

Fr. Lawrence DeMong, OSB was very busy in July pulling weeds in his garden at the abbey.

He was home from his parish in LaRonge.

Fr. Lawrence stands beside the large pile of weeds that once covered his garden.

Clergy sports day 2017

The annual clergy sportsday sponsored by the Saskatchewan Knights of Columbus
attracted more than 50 priests from the various dioceses in Saskatchewan on July
24-25. Tuesday morning was devoted to various games including soccer, horseshoe
golf, volleyball and basketball

Mount Carmel Pilgrimage 2017

Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB blesses the fields, July 16, at the 95th Annual Mount Carmel Pilgrimage.

Fr. Lawence DeMong, OSB presents the homily at the 95th Annual Mount Carmel Pilgrimage.

Fr. Lawrence was recognized for his 60th anniversary of monastic life.

Br. Benedict Solemn Vow July 11 2017

Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB congratulates Br. Benedict van Ginkel, OSB on his solemn vows, July 11, and Fr. Lawrence DeMong, OSB on the 60th anniversary of his profession of monastic vows.

Abbot Peter presided at the special celebration, Feast of St. Benedict.

Fr. Lawrence DeMong, OSB holds a cake commemorating his 60th anniversary profession as a Benedictine.

Br. Benedict van Ginkel, OSB holds a cake honoring him on his solemn vows to monastic life.

Fr. Joe Ackerman moves

Father Joe moved to Prairie View residence in Bruno for Independent living on June 20. He was a
pastor in Bruno for 19 years and spent a couple of weeks in the Humboldt hospital
before moving to Prairie View residence.