Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

May 9-15, 2017

Brother Lorenzo received the Master of Divinity degree and Brothers Simon and Joel received the Master of Arts in Catholic Philosophical Studies degree this weekend, along the 56 others who earned degrees at commencement.

Archabbot Kurt presided at the graduation Mass, and he also delivered the commencement address. Father Denis R., president-rector of our Seminary and School of Theology, preached at the graduation Mass.

We will bury the cremains of Father Damian Schmelz with a simple rite of committal on Saturday morning, June 17, at 11 o'clock. 

Father Luke led a midweek retreat last week: "St. Gregory the Great and Monastic Wisdom."

Curious about the day in the life of a monk or student? We have a podcast about that: A Day in the Lifeā€¦

Father Joseph preached at this weekend's Monte Cassino pilgrimage on "Mary, Our Mother." Two pilgrimages remain this month: Monte Cassino Pilgrimages Planned for May

Father Christian recently wrote two publications:

Each day the monks of Saint Meinrad Archabbey write another page in the long history of Benedictine monks throughout the world. Here are recent events chronicled at Saint Meinrad.