The general chapter at Saint Benedict’s Abbey in Atchison, Kansas elected a new Abbot President for the congregation June 23. Br. Benedict congratulated Fr Jonathan Licari of St. John’s Abbey who was elected.
Abbot Peter and Br. Benedict attended the general chapter of the American Cassinese congregation at Atchison, Kansas, June 19-24. The meeting is held every three years.
Br. Denys and Br. Benedict returned June 7 from their two-week pilgrimage to the Holy Land. They also took a side trip to Holland for a couple of days to visit a monastery and the birthplace of Br. Benedict’s father. The pilgrimage was part of the theology course Br. Denys is taking at St. John’s Abbey.
Abbot Peter and Bishop Mark of Saskatoon attended the Moleben at St. George’s Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in Saskatoon, May 30. The prayer service was part of the farewell to the bishop who will move to Toronto to be the bishop for eastern Canada.