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One of our monks, of happy memory, would talk about the absurdity of believing that God would concern himself with prayers asking him to direct such things as the weather. Brother Anthony held a different outlook on prayer and requesting God’s grace in our lives for such things as rain, snow, and the like.
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Funeral arrangements for Br. Anthony Vorwerk, OSB:
Vespers for the dead – Monday, January 21, 7 p.m.
Mass of Christian Burial – Tuesday, January 22, 10:30 a.m.
Please keep Br. Tony in your prayers!
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Br. Anthony Vorwerk (Br. Tony as he was known by many) went to his eternal reward January, 17, 2019, fortified by the Sacraments and the Apostolic pardon. The following article originally appeared in the Sprint 2014 issue of Kansas Monks magazine celebrating Br. Tony’s 60th anniversary of joining the monastery.
“Farm Fresh…Home-Grown…All Natural.”
These famous phrases usually describe foods, but one might use the same descriptions for Br. Anthony, a lover of the outdoors and a testament to the fruits of work and stability found in the Benedictine way of life.Read More
On December 15 Br. Luke Turner and Br. Thiago Silva were ordained to the Transitional Diaconate by Archbishop Joseph F. Naumann at St. Benedict’s Abbey – Click Read More to see all the photosRead More