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Benedictine Heritage Week 2012

Saint Benedict and his Order

Journeying Toward Easter: A Lenten Day of Reflection

Sunday, March 18, 10:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m., Abbey Church, lower church

Presentations: "Aspects of Religious Art" by Sylvia Nicolas at 1 pm & "Markings in the Lenten Wilderness" by Dr. Jay Cormier at 3 pm

Mass at 11 am followed by lunch, Stations of the Cross at 2:15 pm

Election of an Abbot

Monday, March 19, 6:30 p.m., North Lounge, Cushing

Looking to the future and a retrospective of the past, how the abbots of Saint Anselm are chosen.

With Fr. Jonathan, O.S.B. and Fr. Peter, O.S.B.

Theology on Tap: Haustus: Beer and its' Benedictine Roots

Monday, March 19, 9:00 p.m. in the Pub, 21+

Discover the contributions of monks to the history of beer making with Fr. William, O.S.B.

Vatican II: The Battle for Meaning

Tuesday, March 20 at 7:30 p.m., North Lounge, Cushing

Dr. Massimo Faggioli, University of St. Thomas, MN, on the clash of narratives about the Vatican Council

Solemnity of the Passing of Saint Benedict

 Wednesday, March 21, modified class schedule

  •  Celebration of the Eucharist at 10:30 a.m. in the Abbey Church,
  • "All Things Chocolate" Open House from noon to 2:00 p.m. in Campus Ministry, Cushing
  • Celebration of Solemn Evening Prayer at 5:35 p.m. in Abbey Church, choir area behind main altar

The Heart of Saint Anselm

Friday, March 23 at 2:30 p.m., front steps of Abbey Church

Tour of Abbey Church & monastery grounds.


For more information on all events contact: Campus Ministry, Cushing, ext. 7130

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