Father`s Ludwik Mycielski jubilee of monastic vows, Tyniec - Biskupów, Poland
Fr Placid Murray celebrates his 100th birthday
Congregatio Annuntiations O.S.B
The Belgian Congregation of monks of the Order of St. Benedict under the title of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary (become in 1967 the Benedictine Congregation of the Annun-ciation) was erected by Apostolic Brief on February 20th 1920.
On 31 October, 1898, the German Emperor Wilhelm II granted the “Deutscher Verein vom Heiligen Lande” (the German Association of the Holy Land) the site on which Dormition Abbey would be built. Thus the Abbey’s foundation had for its backdrop the colonial expansion engaged in by the European powers, ...
On Saturday 6th October 2018, the first time in its history, the community of Glenstal Abbey celebrated the 100th birthday of one of its members – Fr Placid Murray. Fr Placid is now resident in a nearby nursing home, but, as he does most weeks, he returned to Glenstal for Mass and lunch on the day. He was one of the concelebrants at the Mass, at which Abbot Brendan Coffey presided. Fittingly, the ...
The General Chapter at Subiaco ended
In the last 8 days at Subiaco, the place of origins of the Benedictine's life, there was held the General Chapter of the Congregation of Annunciat...