Community News contains periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Brother Dominic returned to the Abbey from McAuley Manor on Wednesday, May 8.
Fr. Abbot John announced that Dr. Jim Quaid will be stepping down as Headmaster of Marmion Academy on June 30, 2013, to take over as Principal of Gordon Tech High School in Chicago. On April 8, Abbot John announced that Mr. Anthony Tinerella will succeed Dr. Quaid as Headmaster July 1.
Fr. Abbot John announced that as of November 1, 2013, Fr. Juan Francisco Mux of the San Jose Priory will become new Director of the College of San Jose. He will succeed the former head of the school, Fr. Prior Orlando Gomez.
The Council of the President of the Swiss-American Congregation met at Marmion on April 12 under the leadership of Abbot Vincent. The next day Abbot Vincent and Abbot Denis, the former abbot of Blue Cloud Abbey, left for Guatemala, to assist in the transition of Blue Cloud Abbey's foundation of Coban Priory.
Fr. Abbot John and Fr. Marcos spent several days at St. Louis University (April 15-17) on a vocational visit with the large number of Marmion Academy alumni who are students at SLU and to study programs at the University.
Fr. Charles was honored at the Salute to Youth Dinner Benefit on April 27. He then spent time in Texas on Development work, April 30-May 4. He will undergo surgery for his shoulder on May 10.
Fr. Marcos took the three novices down to St. Meinrad Archabbey for a visit from April 29-May 1.
Fr. Paul accompanied the Drill Team to Florida for their annual Nationals Competition, May 3-7.