Community News contains periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Abbot Vincent, Abbot John and Fr. Michael attended the General Chapter of the Swiss-American Congregation at Prince of Peace Abbey in Oceanside, California, June 26-29.
Br. Peter was at St. John's Abbey from June 29-July 3, where he took part in the annual Monastic Institute.
Abbot John left for Guatemala on June 30, where he joined a group of Marmion Academy students, Fr. Joel and other adults in a nine-day program of work and cultural education with the monks of the Priory of San Jose in Quetzaltenango. They returned to the Abbey on July 9.
On July 9 the Abbey hosted priests of the Rockford Diocese for the annual midday picnic lunch in honor of the Feast of St. Benedict.
Fr. Joel gave a series of talks to Oblates of St. Joseph's Abbey in Covington, LA, on July 12.
A. Vincent travels to Guatemala from July 14-22, where he will spend time in Coban with the members of Resurrection Priory and then time at San Jose Priory in Quetzaltenango.