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    Michał Dragan

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.

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Asirvanam | India


The community started at Siluvaigiri in Salem diocese, South India, in 1947 July 28th on St. Alphonsa’s first death anniversary day founded by two priests  Rev. Fr. Philip Kaipenplackal, a Carmelite priest and his brother Fr. Abraham Kaipenplackal, a diocesan priest from Palai, Kerala, India. Having...

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

12 September 2018 | Michał Dragan

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...

Benediction of Abbot President Maksymilian R. Nawara

10 September 2018 | Michał Dragan

Today, 10th September, during the Holy Mass celebrated in the Benedictine Monastery Sancto Speco at Subiaco, Italy, took place the rite of benediction...

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