Monastic Retreat May 2017

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.