Prairie Messenger Open House April 28 2018

Sr. Miriam Spenrath, OSU, left, presents a Development and Peace Award to the
Prairie Messenger for its promotion of social justice issues. Accepting the award
are Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB, editor, and associate editors, Maureen Weber and Don
Ward. The presentation was made, April 28, at the open house of the Prairie
Messenger and St. Peter’s Press.

Fr. Lawrence DeMong, OSB holds a Leo Kurtenbach Pen recognizing him for his many
letters to the editor in support of social justice issues.

Approximately 100 attended the open house of the Prairie Messenger and St. Peter’s
Press on April 28. The public was treated to a wine and cheese and viewed displays
of pictorial histories. The PM and Press are closing in May, ending 114 years of
publishing by the Benedictines of St. Peter’s Abbey.

Spring has arrived

Warmer weather this past week of April 15 shows signs of spring as the snow melts.
The robins, crows and geese are back and farmers and gardeners are looking forward
to seeding there crops

Tribute to Humboldt Broncos

Flags at half mast and two hockey sticks leaning against the entrance sign of Saint
Peters Abbey and College show tribute to the 16 players and staff who died in the
Humboldt Bronco bus. 11 Bronco students attended Saint Peters College this year.

Broncos Remembrance Service

The Humboldt Broncos were remembered at the Vespers service, April 11, of St. Peter’s Abbey.

The names of the 16 deceased involved in the April 6 bus crash were read. A candle was lit for each one.

Seven staff members of St. Peter’s College joined the monks for prayer.

SPC President Rob Harasymchuk lights the candles.