Cardinal Parolin Visits Monte Oliveto Maggiore on the 700th Anniversary of its Founding

2019-08-13T11:51:34+02:00August 13th, 2019|

On the Feast of Saint Benedict, 11 July 2019, Cardinal Secretary of State Pietro Parolin visited Monte Oliveto Maggiore to commemorate the abbey's 700th anniversary. Read story here

Abbot President of Subiaco Cassinese Congregation Appointed to Vatican Congregation for Consecrated Life

2019-07-09T09:58:12+02:00July 9th, 2019|

Dom Guillermo León Arboleda Tamayo OSB, Abbot President of the Subiaco Cassinese Congregation, is one of the new religious Members appointed to the Vatican Congregation for Institutes of Consecrated Life and Societies of Apostolic Life. More details here.

Father Stefano Visintin OSB, Rector of Sant’Anselmo, elected Abbot of Praglia

2019-05-27T17:30:18+02:00May 27th, 2019|

The Rector of the Pontifical Ateneo Sant'Anselmo in Rome was elected abbot of Praglia on May 24. EN and IT

Stefano Visintin, il Rettore Magnifico del Pontificio Ateneo di Sant'Anselmo è stato eletto abate di Praglia il 24 maggio. IT e EN

Bishop of Paterson, New Jersey (USA) Opens Sainthood Cause of Brother Marinus LaRue OSB

2019-04-02T18:12:14+02:00April 2nd, 2019|

On 25 March 2019, the Solemnity of the Annunciation of the Lord, Bishop Arthur Serratelli of Paterson, New Jersey (USA) signed and sealed a decree that opens “the informative process for Beatification and Canonization” of Servant of God, Brother Marinus LaRue OSB. See details here.

Montecassino Celebrates the Transitus of Saint Benedict and Commemorates the 75th Anniversary of the Allied Bombing

2019-04-01T16:16:54+02:00March 28th, 2019|

On Thursday 21 March 2019, the Abbey of Montecassino celebrated the Solemnity of the Transitus of Saint Benedict, Father of Western Monasticism. See story, homily of Cardinal Becciù, articles, and photos here.

Quadrennial Meeting of Benedictine Abbots and Prioresses Meets at Saint Bernard Abbey (USA)

2019-03-11T15:24:26+02:00March 11th, 2019|

From 22-26 February 2019, Saint Bernard Abbey in Cullman, Alabama (USA) hosted the quadrennial meeting of Benedictine Abbots and Prioresses.  More than 75 monastic superiors representing more than 2,700 Benedictine men and women in the Americas attended the meeting. More details here.