The American Monastic Newsletter

Volume 43, Nr. 2, June 2012               Richardton, ND 58652

Inside this issue:

Convention Schedule


Canon Law

Monastic News Omnibus

Board Nominations

Members 2012

Book Reviews



AMN Online



ABA Index



Issue Contents


Convention of the American Benedictine Academy

Seek Peace and Pursue It:
Monasticism in the Midst of Global Upheaval

August 2-5, 2012
St. Scholastica Monastery, Duluth, MN

Thursday, August 2

9:00 a.m.      Library Section Pre-Meeting
10:00            ABA Board meeting
1-5 p.m.        Registration (option for tour)
5:15                Evening Praise and supper with community
7:00               Sister Susan Mika, OSB: "he Power of our Portfolios in this Global World"

Friday, August 3

8:30 a.m.      Morning Praise
9:00               Brother Luke Devine, OSB: "The Contribution of Buddhist-Christian Dialogue to Peace"
11:45              Eucharist
12:30 p.m.    Lunch (option for tour)
1:45                Sister Colleen Maura McGrane, OSB: "Practicing Presence: Wisdom from the Rule
                                     on Finding Balance in a Digital Age"
3:30                Section meetings
5:20                Evening Praise and supper with community
7:00                Optional activities: boat ride/downtown walk/monastery tour

Saturday, August 4

8:30 a.m.      Morning Praise
9:00               Rev. Weldon Nisley: "Seeing Jesus, Being Peace"
10:30             Membership meeting
12:30 p.m.     Lunch
2:00               Circle Conversations
5:00               Evening Praise with community
6:00               Banquet: installation of officers, presidential address, awards
8:00               Abbess Hildegard: Performance by Linn Maxwell

Sunday, August 5

7:15-8:00       Breakfast
9:00                New ABA Board meeting
10:00              Morning Praise
11:00               Eucharist with community, brunch, departure


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