News

Tigoni raised to Abbey; elects first abbot, John Baptist Imai

Tigoni raised to Abbey; elects first abbot, John Baptist Imai

The Conventual Priory of Prince of Peace at Tigoni (Kenia) was raised to an Abbey, 42 years after its foundation. The monks elected Fr. John Baptist Oese Imai OSB, hitherto Conventual Prior, their first abbot.
Downside Abbey : Habemus Abbatem

Downside Abbey : Habemus Abbatem

Dom Nicholas Wetz has been elected Abbot of Downside Abbey and has announced that the community will leave Stratton-on-the-Fosse.
Fr. Marion Nguyen, student of Sant'Anselmo, elected abbot

Fr. Marion Nguyen, student of Sant’Anselmo, elected abbot

Directly before his election, Abbot Marion Qui-Thac Nguyen was a resident of Collegio Sant'Anselmo as he pursued a doctorate in Monastic Theology at the Pontifical University. Read his remarkable story here.
Julian Schaumlöffel Appointed New ICBE President

Julian Schaumlöffel Appointed New ICBE President

Fr. Julian Maria Schaumlöffel, O.S.B., the new president of the International Commission on Benedictine Education, is from Königsmünster Abbey in Meschede, Germany. Read the full biography and story here.
Terrorist Attack on Missionary Benedictine Foundation in Northern Mozambique

Terrorist Attack on Missionary Benedictine Foundation in Northern Mozambique

The newly-founded monastery of St Pachomius in N'nango was attacked on 12 May by members of an Islamist terrorist militia.

Events

ABA Convention 2020

ABA Convention 2020

With the theme of “2020 Vision: Seeing the World in a Single Ray of Light,” the American Benedictine Academy invites all members and other interested persons to come to Atchison, Kansas, USA from 16-19 July 2020, to share the conversation about global perspectives on Benedictine life. Register now!
Leadership and The Rule of Saint Benedict

Leadership and The Rule of Saint Benedict

Management training for today’s monastic leaders
Summer Course : 25 July - 8 August 2021
Registration deadline : 28 February 2021
Monastic Ed Postponed to 8-11 June 2021

Monastic Ed Postponed to 8-11 June 2021

Monasticism, Education and Formation Symposium | 8-11 June 2021 | Sant’Anselmo