Christmas Season Ends

While Br. Pierre takes down Christmas decorations in the abbey recreation room Jan. 12.


At the end of the Christmas season, Mother Nature decorates the outdoors with beautiful hoar frost.


O Antiphons 2014

O Antiphons: The monks began to sing the O Antiphons at Vespers Dec. 16,
the week before Christsmas. Al Vedress hangs up a beautiful set of the
antiphons made by Sr. Rita, OSU, and given to the abbey this fall as a gift
from the Ursulines of Bruno.


Advent Wreath 2014

Br. Anthony, Br. Benedict and Danny, an abbey aspirant, prepare the Advent
wreath in the abbey dining room on Nov. 29. The wreath's candles are lit at
each meal during Advent.