OSB News and Obituaries2018-09-08T16:41:21+00:00


Sr Lynn McKenzie, left

Benedictine Women Chose New Leader

During the CIB Symposium, a world wide meeting of Benedictine women, Sr Lynn McKenzie from the USA was elected the new "moderatrix" (leader) of the Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum. Story with photos.
Maksymilian Robert Nawara

Nawara Named Abbot President of Annunciation

The capitulars of the Annunciation Congregation have elected as new abbot president Fr. Maksymilian Robert Nawara. Details and video.
Communio Internationalis Benedictinarum Audience with Pope Francis

Pope Francis meets the CIB

On 8 September at 11 a.m., the Holy Father Francis received the participants of the CIB Symposium. Story with links to text, press, and video in English and Italian.
Chapter Season in Italy

Chapter Season in Italy

This autumn sees a number of General Chapters : Congregation of the Annunciation, Missionary Benedictine Sisters of Tutzing and the synod of the abbot presidents.
Ealing Protection Conference

Healing the History of Child Sexual Abuse

St Benedict's School, Ealing Abbey
21 October 2018
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
More info and booking here


Br. Gabriel (Georg) Inning OSB

Br. Gabriel (Georg) Inning OSB

Sankt Ottilien Monastery
Emming, district of Landsberg, Oberbayern, Germany
8 September 2018
Deacon Brother James Joseph Konchalski

Deacon Brother James Joseph Konchalski, OSB

St. Mary's Abbey
Morristown NJ, USA
1 September 2018
+ Fr. Robert Hale OSB Cam.

Fr. Robert Hale OSB Cam.

New Camaldoli Hermitage
30 August 2018
Father Raphaël (Vincent) Calewaert, OSB

Father Raphaël (Vincent) Calewaert, OSB

Sint-Andriesabdij Zevenkerken, Belgium
15 August 2018
Diacre Frère Bertrand Lefebvre

Diacre Frère Bertrand Lefebvre, OSB

Abbaye de Fleury, France
13 août 2018