On June 4, 2019, Fr. Meinrad Miller celebrated the 25th anniversary of his ordination. In this episode we discuss Fr. Meinrad's vocation story, his work at the Abbey, Benedictine vows and much more - click read more to listen now or to see the photos from the celebration.
On May 19, 2019, Fr. Albert Hauser went to his eternal reward. In this homily, Abbot James reflects on Fr. Albert’s life, his obedience as a monk, and his outstanding service as a parish priest for 50 years. Click ‘Read More’ for this outstanding reflection.
Brother Martin Burkhard was born May 7, 1916 in Anaheim, California, the son of John and Clara (Depweg) Burkhard.
Br. Martin attended Anaheim Union High School in the early 1930s. He first tried the monastic life with the Trappist monks in Pecos, New Mexico (that community has since moved to Oregon), and in 1949 he came to St. Benedict's Abbey as a claustural oblate.