St. Peter’s Abbey held an abbatial election on October 27. It was a first in that Abbot President John Klassen of St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota, presided over the election via Zoom. Archbishop Don Bolan, an oblate of St. Peter’s Abbey, was present to assist in the election, which saw Fr. Peter Novecosky re-elected as abbot. He had resigned upon reaching the age of 75 in April. Also shown is Fr. Daniel Muyres who was secretary of the election process.
Fr. Joe celebrated his 96th birthday at the Abbey on September 20. He is the oldest monk of St. Peter’s Abbey.
The U-pick corn season opened at the Abbey on August 29. Many neighbours look forward to coming and picking their own fresh corn.