Community News contains periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Fr. Marcos left for Italy on March 10. He will be there until June 22. He will make a retreat at the Benedictine Abbey in Norcia upon arrival and then spend the next weeks in Rome and Assisi, taking part in a program designed for monastic formators.
Fr. Paul left Fort Hood on March 10 for his new assignment at Fort Bragg, North Carolina.
A. Vincent presided at the election of the new abbot for Subiaco Abbey in Arkansas, March 21-25.
Fr. Basil had successful hip replacement surgery at Rush-Copley Hospital in Aurora on March 25 and returned to the abbey on March 27 to begin rehabilitation.
Br. Antony-Maria and Br. Theodore returned from St. Meinrad for Holy Week and Easter at Marmion, March 27-April 6.
Lucille Brahill, mother of Abbot John, died at St. Patrick Residence in Naperville, on April 13. She was 97. The funeral will be at Marmion Abbey Church on Saturday, April18, at 11:00 am.