Muenster, SK. — Harvesting is in full swing in the Muenster area at the end of September. Br. Basil Schaan checks some of the organic wheat swaths near Muenster and then checks out a truck ready to unload. Some farmers are already finished their harvest while others still have a week or so to go.
Abbot Peter Novecosky is attending the annual plenary meeting of the Canadian bishops at Beaupré, Quebec, Sept. 15 – 19. It is along the St. Lawrence River, near the famous shrine of St. Anne de Beaupré.
Prior to the annual CCCB meeting of bishops, Abbot Peter joined them for the celebration in Quebec City of the 350 anniversary of the founding of Notre-Dame de Québec, the first Catholic parish founded north of the Spanish colonies.
Muenster, SK. — Br. Wolfgang Thiem, the oldest member of our community (90), received a visit from his nephew Giesbert Thiem and his two children from Germany, Aug. 31 – Sept. 3. Joining them for breakfast is Br. Basil Schaan.
St. Peter’s Abbey, Muenster, SK. — The kitchen staff was given the Labour Day holiday off on Sept. 1. Br. Kurt Van Kuren helped to prepare the meals, including pizza for supper.