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BCC Online Meeting 2021

BCC Online Meeting 2021

The Benedictine Commission on China (BCC) 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. Because of the pandemic, the meeting this year was held online.
Resignation of Missionary Benedictine Bishop Eleganti

Resignation of Missionary Benedictine Bishop Eleganti

Pope Francis accepts the resignation of Missionary Benedictine Bishop Marian Eleganti OSB, Auxiliary of Chur.
Robert Igo elected Abbot of Ampleforth

Robert Igo elected Abbot of Ampleforth

Ampleforth, the largest Benedictine community in the United Kingdom, held their abbatial election on 5 January, selecting Dom Robert Igo. Since 2005, Abbot Robert has been Prior at the Monastery of Christ the Word in Macheke, Zimbabwe. Story and links here.
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.

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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 - 6 August 2021
Registration deadline : 28 February 2021