Abbot Peter attended the retirement celebration for Fr. Emile April at Saint Philip
Nero church in Saskatoon on Sunday, June 25. He also celebrated his 75th birthday
and 50th anniversary of ordination.
Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB welcomed Abbot Elias Lorenzo, OSB, retreat master, to St. Peter’s Abbey for the 2017 monastic retreat.
Abbot Elias addressed: Scripture in the Rule of St. Benedict. The retreat was held May 1 to 4.
Fr. Joseph Ackerman, 92, left, and Br. Wolfgang Thiem, 93, were the oldest Benedictines attending the annual retreat of St. Peter’s Abbey.
St. Peter’s Abbey monks celebrate Vespers in cemetery during 2017 retreat.