Community News contains periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Abbot Vincent gave a retreat to senior priests of the Chicago Archdiocese at Mundelein from Oct. 13-17. He attended a meeting of the Conference of Major Superiors of Religious Men in Techny, IL, on Oct. 20. On Oct. 23 he was at Benet Lake, WI, to preside at a meeting of the community of St. Benedict's Monastery in Benet Lake, WI, at which the community made the decision to become dependent on Conception Abbey.
Brothers Antony Maria and Theodore returned from St. Meinrad to spend a "long weekend" Oct. 23-26.
Abbot John was away from Oct. 27-31 for a meeting of the AIM Monastic Organization at Erie, PA, and in seeing benefactors.
Father Prior Orlando came up from Guatemala and was at Marmion from November 2-13 for a visit.
Brother John Mark Falkenhain of St. Meinrad Archabbey gave a presentation to the monastic community on the subject of "Defining a Culture of Vocations" in a talk on Saturday, Nov. 8. Br. John Mark was in Chicago at a Conference for Vocation Directors that Fr. Marcos attended from Nov. 6-9.
Fr. Paul has been working with U.S. Army overseas this fall in Germany, Poland and the Baltic countries.
Abbot John and Fr. Marcos visited the Junior monks at St. Meinrad the week of November 16.