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.