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2020 Entrances, Vows, Ordinations

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Nunsuch
9 hours ago, Luigi said:

Isn't Mobile in Alabama?

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Luigi
1 hour ago, Nunsuch said:

Isn't Mobile in Alabama?

BINGO! 

(I really shouldn't post late at night. I'm tired and those kinds of details get past me...) - Good catch!

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Nunsuch
3 hours ago, Luigi said:

BINGO! 

(I really shouldn't post late at night. I'm tired and those kinds of details get past me...) - Good catch!

I actually was pretty sure of this, as I once visited EWTN in Mobile (well, Ironwood).... I was able to meet Mother Angelica (this was just shortly before she had her stroke) before her broadcast.

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Luigi

A Myanmar seminarian immigrated to the US to complete his priestly studies (at St. Meinrad Benedictine abbey in Indiana). His specific goal was to minister to the Catholic Myanmar population of Kentucky. He was recently ordained. https://www.owensborotimes.com/news/2020/06/local-man-becomes-first-u-s-ordained-priest-from-myanmar/?fbclid=IwAR1gj06DwtsxNNECQEXqFAQVHN7P5xVuROwkjJ7VAfEKc-y7BuAc8A7Z6v4

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The archdiocese of St. Louis ordained two priests and six transitional deacons in May. Below are two articles from the archdiocesan newspaper. 

Priests: http://www.archstl.org/two-men-ordained-for-the-archdiocese-of-st-louis-leave-behind-successful-careers-in-answering-gods-call-5349

Deacons: http://www.archstl.org/soontobe-transitional-deacons-feel-call-to-be-a-light-of-hope-for-others-5236

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The Diocese of La Crosse, WI ordained four men to the priesthood in June. Here's a link to the whole three-hour ordination ceremony. If you don't want to watch the whole thing, you still might want to look at the beginning, which shows the candidates, their home parishes, and so forth. 

 

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There's a new postulant at Holy Cross Trappist Abbey in Virginia. This is a very small community - they now have four men in formation (Alleluia!) which brings the community total to twelve. Prayers for perseverance would be appreciated, I'm sure. 

https://www.virginiatrappists.org/2020/07/a-new-member-2/?fbclid=IwAR1eCCngHBFMGIv3ISPSWuJOaJOQVYxhVrtq7iPllqgJZqGS_A71SXOo3pg

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Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary, 07-11-20 (The Feast of St. Benedict)

Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary

Today, Brother Placid Sellers, O.S.B. made his solemn vows. Below is a link to photos from the event.

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Yesterday [07-10-20], Brother Francisco Whittaker, O.S.B. made his first profession of vows. Brother Gilbert Heater, O.S.B., Brother Anselm Zhang, O.S.B., Brother Andrew Kim, O.S.B., Father Augustine Yang, O.S.B., Brother Sean Cooksey, O.S.B., Brother Xavier Timothy O’Mara, O.S.B., Brother Angelo Kurt Lichtenstein, O.S.B., and Brother Gregory Visca, O.S.B. all renewed their vows. Below is a link to photos from the event.

 

Saint Joseph Abbey [in Louisiana] added 7 new photos to the album: Br. Austin Simon Solemn Vows.

07-11-20 (The Feast of Saint Benedict)

Congratulations to Br. Austin Simon, O.S.B., who pronounced perpetual vows as a monk at Saint Joseph Abbey today, July 11th, the feast of St. Benedict. More photos and video will be posted soon.

Edited by Luigi

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