For 162 years the monks of St. Benedict’s Abbey have been seeking God. In more recent years a number of other men and women have desired to seek God with us as Benedictine Oblates; men and women living in the world with the Rule of St. Benedict as their guide. On Saturday, October 12, six such individuals made their Oblation at the Abbey Mass – Click ‘Read More’ to see all the photos and to learn more about becoming an Oblate!
In this issue of Kansas Monks Fr. Meinrad offers six tips to grow closer to Mary, Fr. Jay breaks down the Magnificat, we remember the lives and service of Fr. Denis Meade and Fr. Albert Hauser, and much more. Click ‘read more’ to read the full issue now!
In this second episode of Nova et Vetera we sit down with Abbot Barnabas Senecal, Eighth Abbot of St. Benedict's Abbey. He reflects on his life of service, his confreres, the Abbey's high school apostolate, Maur Hill-Mount Academy, and much more.
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It's tough to remain persistent in our prayer – and let's face it, sometimes it can be tough to stay focused. The monks use a practice called Lectio Divina - how do you pray? Fr. Jay offers a few suggestions in #60Seconds
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.