News

Johannes Fragner elected Abbot of Seckau

Johannes Fragner elected Abbot of Seckau

The convent of the Styrian Benedictine abbey elected the 56-year-old Graz native to the new abbot on Tuesday, 10 March 2020. Story with German-language links.
BCC Meeting at Sant’Anselmo 2020

BCC Meeting at Sant’Anselmo 2020

The Benedictine Commission on China brings together representatives from Benedictine monasteries throughout the world to exchange information about the work of their communities related to China and to discuss cooperation on projects for China. This year the meeting was held 29 February at Sant'Anselmo. Story and photo links here.
Requiem Mass for Bishop Dammertz

Requiem Mass for Bishop Dammertz

Bishop Viktor Josef Dammertz was a man of great vision and generous service to the Benedictine Order.
Fr. Elias Lorenzo, ex-prior of Sant'Anselmo, is nominated bishop

Fr. Elias Lorenzo, ex-prior of Sant’Anselmo, is nominated bishop

Bishop Elias was prior of Saint'Anselmo for five years before being elected abbot president of his congregation. More information and links here.
The Way of Benedict: Eight Blessings for Lent

The Way of Benedict: Eight Blessings for Lent

The Way of Benedict: Eight Blessings for Lent by Laurentia Johns OSB of Stanbrook Abbey, England, is a newly-published Lent book that also includes ideas for reflection and action at the end of each chapter.

Events

Monastic Ed 2020 : Abstracts now available!

Monastic Ed 2020 : Abstracts now available!

Monasticism, Education and Formation Symposium | 9-12 June 2020 | Sant'Anselmo, Rome| Register Now!
More info and video here.
Cultural Dimensions of Christian Spirituality

Cultural Dimensions of Christian Spirituality

The CDCS programme is a two-year summer programme and new students can enrol every year. The next unit will be 6 – 17 July 2020 at Sant'Anselmo in Rome. The registration deadline is 31 May 2020, but remember : Traveling to Rome requires international travel arrangements. Register now!
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

Leadership and the Rule of Saint Benedict is a joint educational project of the universities of St. Gallen in Switzerland and Sant’Anselmo in Rome. This faculty of international experts will help you to frame the challenges facing your monastery and show pragmatic ways to handle them. Registration deadline : 28