Mount Carmel Pilgrimage 2015

MOUNT CARMEL SUNDAY  — Fr. Cosmas Epifano, OSB, front left, Fr. Daniel Muyres, OSB, Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB and Bishop Bolen in the procession following Mass, July 19, at Mount Carmel. Fr. Cosmas was the homilist for the Mass and Bishop Donald was the celebrant.


Bishop Donald blessing the district with the Blessed Sacrament at Mount Carmel Sunday.


Fr. Cosmas Epifano, OSB blesses pilgrims following Mass at Mount Carmel Sunday, July 19.



Fr. Cosmas Epiphano Ordination

ORDINATION — Bishop Donald Bolen, left, of Saskatoon, and Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB of St. Peter’s Abbey, Muenster, congratulate Fr. Cosmas Epifano, OSB on his ordination. The ordination took place, July 16, at St. Augustine Parish, Humboldt.


FAMILY – The sisters and in-laws of Fr. Cosmas Epifano, OSB who attended his ordination, July 16, at St. Augustine Parish in Humboldt, were: from left, Dan and Nancy (front left) Smith of Hammonds Plains; Penny MacNeil of Sydney; Nadine and Mike MacMullin of Truro. All the family members reside in Nova Scotia.


Fr. Cosmas Epifano, OSB offers blessings following his ordination, July 16, at St. Augustine Parish, Humboldt, Saskatchewan.


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Abbot Peter Novecosky’s 25th Abbatial Anniversary


25TH ANNIVERSARY – Abbot Peter prepares to cut the cake, June 6, at the celebration marking his 25th anniversary as abbot of St. Peter’s Abbey. With him are his siblings: from left, Arnie Novecosky of Saskatoon; Freda Paproski of Hudson Bay; Emma Zubot of Burr; Edith Knaus of Tisdale; and Agnes Trotic of Delta, B.C. Two of his siblings are deceased: Irene Knaus and Leonard Novecosky.


ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION – More than 200 attended the 25th anniversary celebration of Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB, June 6, as abbot of St. Peter’s Abbey. The emcee for the occasion, held at St. Peter’s Abbey, was Lawrence Novecosky of Regina, nephew and godchild of Abbot Peter. Sitting at the head table were: Prior Rudolph Novecosky, OSB; Arnie Novecosky of Saskatoon, brother of Abbot Peter; and Abbot Peter.


ARTIST – Dr. Z. Kondzielewski of Humboldt discusses his portrait of Abbot Peter Novecoksy, OSB. The portrait was unveiled at the 25th anniversary celebration of Abbot Peter, June 6, held at St. Peter’s Abbey.


ADDRESSES CROWD – Abbot Peter Novecosky, OSB addresses a crowd of more than 200, June 6, at his 25th anniversary celebration. Next to him is his portrait, painted by Dr. Z. Kondzielewski of Humboldt.