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The Order of Saint Benedict

Monastic Elections and Appointments
1998 and 1999


Results of Elections - by date of election and congregation

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1999

American-Cassinese

25 November 1999

Abbot Placid Solari OSB
Belmont Abbey
100 Belmont-Mount Holly Road
Belmont, NC 28012-2795
Tel. (704) 825-6675
E-mail: <cakirch@mns.com>
Website: <www.bac.edu/monastery/>

Congregatio Slava

24 September 1999

Prior-Administrator Prokop Siostrzonek OSB
Archabbey of St. Adalbert and St. Margaret
Markétská 1/28
CZ-169 00 Praha 6 - Brevnov
Czech Republic
Phone: 00420 2 2040.6111; fax: 00420 2 3335.1566
E-mail: <osbbrevnov@mbox.vol.cz>

24 September 1999

Perpetual Adoration

Sister Josetta Grant OSB
Appointed Superior
Osage Monastery
18701 W. Monastery Road
Sand Springs, OK 74063
Tel. (9l8) 245-2734; fax (918) 245-9360

mid-July 1999

Swiss American Congregation

Abbot President Peter Eberle OSB
Former Abbot of
Mt. Angel Abbey
St. Benedict, Oregon 97373
Tel. (503) 845-3030; fax (503) 845-3594

15 July 1999

St. Ottilien Congregation

Abbot Marian Eleganti OSB
Mount St. Otmar's Abbey
Ernetschwilerstr.
Postfach 135
CH-8730 Uznach
Switzerland
Tel. 055 / 280 71 61; fax 055 / 290 13 74
E-mail: <St.Otmarsberg@Abtei-Uznach.ch>

5 July 1999

Federation of St. Gertrude

Federation President S. Katrhyn Huber OSB
Monastery Immaculate Conception
802 E. 10th Street
Ferdinand, Indiana 47532-9239
Tel. 812-367-1411

5 July

Beuronese Congregation

Abbot Pius Engelbert OSB
Benediktinerabtei Gerleve
D-48727 Billerbeck
Tel. +02541/8000; fax +02541/800233

ca. 23 June

English Benedictine Congregation

Abbot Mark Serna OSB
relected for a second eight year term
Portsmouth Abbey
Cory's Lane
Portsmouth, RI 02871-1352
Tel (401) 683-2000; fax (401) 683-5888
Website: <www.portsmouthabbey.org/>

13 June 1999

The Federation of St. Scholastica

Prioress Mary Collins OSB
Mount St. Scholastica
801 South 8th St.
Atchison, KS 66002 USA
Tel. 913-367-6110
Installation on 11 July

6 June 1999

The Federation of St. Benedict

Prioress Kathleen Hofer OSB
St. Scholastica Monastery
1001 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811-2300
Tel: (218) 723-6539; fax:(218) 723-5902
Installation on 18 July

May 1999

Federation of Saint Scholastica

Prioress Andrea Verchuck OSB
St. Benedict Monastery
9535 Linton Hall Road
Brostow, VA 22013
Installation June 26

Federation of Saint Gertrude

11 April 1999

Prioress Jean Lalande OSB
Monastery of St. Gertrude
P.O. Box 107
Cottonwood, ID 83522-9408
Tel. (208) 962-3224
Installation June 10

6 April 1999

Federation of Saint Gertrude

Prioress Mary David Walgenback OSB
Monastery of St. Benedict Center
Madison, WI

March - April 1999

Prioress Rose Maria Birkenfeld OSB
Our Lady of Peace Monastery
Columbia, MO
Installation May 22

Prioress Dorothy Jean (Damian) Beyer OSB
Queen of Angels Monastery
Mount Angel, OR
Installation June 12

Prioress Judith Fischer OSB
Mother of God Monastery
Watertown, SD
Installation June 13

Prioress Catherine Merck OSB
Mount St. Benedict Monastery
Crookston, MN
Installation August 1

 

27 March 1999

Federation of Saint Scholastica

Prioress Barbara Austin OSB
(re-elected, second term)
St. Joseph Monastery
2200 South Lewis
Tulsa, OK 74114

19 February 1999

English Benedictine Congregation

Rt Revd Laurence Soper OSB
re-elected Abbot
Ealing Abbey
Charlbury Grove
London W5 2DY
Tel: 0181 862 2100; fax: 0181 862 2199

1998

28 October 1998

Perpetual Adoration

Prioress Dawn Annette Mills OSB
Benedictine Monastery
800 North Country Club Road
Tucson, AZ 85716-4583
Tel. (520)325-6401; fax (520)321-4358

1 October 1998

Beuronese Congregation

S. Gisela Happ OSB
Priorin-Administratorin
Abtei St. Hildegard
Rüdesheim-Eibingen

1 October 1998

Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Prioress Karen Joseph OSB
Benedictine Sisters
Clyde, MO 64432-9700
Tel. 660-944-2221

9 September 1998

American-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Benedict R. McDermott OSB
(re-elected)
Mary Mother of the Church Abbey
12617 River Road
Richmond, VA 23233-6139
Tel. 804-784-3508

1 September 1998

English Congregation

Abbot Geoffrey Scott OSB
Douai Abbey
Upper Woolhampton
Reading, Berks. RG7 5TH
Tel. +(0734) 713.163; fax +(0734) 713.896

30 August 1998

Ottilien Congregation

Prior Bosco Kim OSB
(re-elected for 3-yr. term)
Waegwan Abbey
134-1, Waegwan
Kyongbuk (718-800), South Korea

ca. 12 August 1998

English Congregation

Abbot Richard Yeo OSB
Downside Abbey
Stratton-on-the-Fosse
Bath BA3 4RH
England, UK
Tel. +(0761) 232.295

3 August 1998

Swiss-American Congregation

Prior Boniface Lautz OSB
First Conventual Prior
Monastery of the Ascension
541 East 100 South
Jerome, ID 83338
Tel./Fax (208) 324-2377

25 June 1998

American-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Thomas Confroy OSB
Saint Mary's Abbey
Morristown, NJ 07960
Tel. (201) 538-3231

24 June 1998

Subiaco Congregation

Abbot Tarcisio Giovanni Nazzaro OSB
Appointed ordinary abbot by the Holy See
Sanctuario
I-83010 Montevergine (AV)
Italy
Tel. +39 (0825) 729.24; fax 78.71.94

22 June 1998

Federation of Saint Scholastica

President Esther Fangman, OSB
Mount St. Scholastica
1020 North 2nd Street
Atchison, KS 66002

7 June 1998

Federation of Saint Gertrude

Prioress Joella Kidwell OSB
Monastery Immaculate Conception
802 E. 10th Street
Ferdinand, Indiana 47532-9239
Tel. 812-367-1411

17 May 1998

Federation of Saint Scholastica

Prioress Mary Clare Neuhofer OSB
Holy Name Monastery
P.O. Box H
33201 State Road 52
St. Leo, FL 33574-4002
Tel. 904-588-8320; fax 904-588-8319

3 May 1998

Federation of Saint Scholastica

Prioress Marie Ballmann OSB (re-elected)
Red Plains Monastery
728 Richland Road SW
Piedmont,Oklahoma 73078-9324

19 April 1998

Federation of Saint Scholastica

Prioress Rita A. Brink OSB
St. Walburg Monastery
Villa Hills
2500 Amsterdam Road
Covington, KY 41017-5316
Tel. +(606) 331-6324; fax -2136

2 March 1998

American-Cassinese Congregation

Abbot Roger Corpus OSB (reelected for eight-year term)
St. Bede Abbey
Peru, IL 61354
Tel. (815) 223-3140; fax (815) 223-3140, ext. 292

8 February 1998

Subiaco Congregation: Philippine Pro-Province

Prior-Administrator Paul Ma. de Vera OSB
(appointed by Abbot President Thierry Portevin OSB)
Abbey of Our Lady of Montserrat
Mendiola, Manila 1099
Philippines
Tel (63-2) 735-5972/92; fax (63-2) 736-1248

14 January 1998

English Benedictine Congregation

Abbot Aidan Shea OSB (reelected)
Saint Anselm's Abbey
4501 South Dakota Avenue, NE
Washington, DC 20017
Tel. (202) 269-2300; fax -2373

January 1998 (?)

Benedictine Sisters of Perpetual Adoration

Prioress Virginia Ann Argenziano OSB
8300 Morganford Road
St. Louis, MO 63123
Tel. (314) 638-6427

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