Community News contains periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Fr. Michael and Fr. Kenneth were part of the team of Kairos 54 at Barrington Retreat House from Jan. 20-23.
Fr. Joel and Fr. Marcos accompanied the Marmion-Rosary student group to Washington, D.C. for the March for Life, Jan. 21-25. They were joined in Washington by Br. Theodore.
Br. Peter had successful gall bladder surgery on Feb. 2.
Men and women religious from the local area were invited to the Abbey on Feb. 2 for Mass and a luncheon in the Abbey Refectory. The occasion was the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and to celebrate Consecrated Life in this Year of Consecrated Life in the Church.
Fr. Marcos, Br. Dominic, Br. Peter and Nov. Eric tok part in the Rockford Diocesan celebration of the Year of Consecrated Life Feb. 7 by assisting at a Mass at the Poor Clare Monastery in Rockford and a luncheon at the Cathedral.
Fr. Charles was in Florida for a week in January spent the first two weeks of February in Arizona and California with Advancement calls.
Br. Jude was hospitalized for heart-related issues from Feb. 9-17 at Presence Mercy. He was transferred to McAuley Manor on Feb. 17 for continued recuperation and physical therapy.