News

  • Father Manel Gasch i Hurios is the new abbot of the Monastery of Santa Maria de Montserrat. The Benedictine community chose him as abbot on 15 September and he is already in charge of the monastery, awaiting the abbatial blessing.

  • From 6-11 September, the Synod of Abbots President met at Sant’Anselmo in Rome. The synod examined various issues impacting the Church and the Benedictine Confederation and the annual reports on the principal activities and events of Sant'Anselmo. Story and photos here.

  • From 25-27 May, the abbots and delegates of the Swiss Benedictine Congregation met in the monastery of Mariastein for the annual chapter. They elected Abbot Vigeli Monn of Kloster Disentis successor to outgoing president Abbot Christian Meyer of Engelberg.

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Obituaries

  • Abadia da Ressurreição
    Ponta Grossa, Paranà, Brazil
    2 September 2021

  • Abtei Schweiklberg
    Vilshofen an der Donau, GERMANY
    31 August 2021

  • Erzabtei Sankt Ottilien
    Eresing, GERMANY
    24 August 2021

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Events

  • Management training for today’s monastic leaders
    Summer course : 10 -22 July 2022

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