The monks hosted Benedictine transfer students for Vespers and dinner at the Abbey on Sunday, February 18. The students had transferred from St. Gregory's University after the school closed its doors at the end of the fall of 2017 semester.
At the 10AM Mass for the First Sunday of Lent, Fr. Simon uses the sign of the cross to illustrate how returning to the fundamental can allow God to stir up our hearts and transform them with His Presence.
The presence of John Habiger and his two sons certainly is and was unique in the history of our community. Father Matthew Habiger is still quite active in the works of the community. Benedict Habiger left the community for the married life. Father John and his two sons were ordained together June 14, 1968.