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Calendar

Sep
26
Sun
Oblate Day
Sep 26 all-day

Oblate Day for 2021 has been scheduled for Sunday, September 26, 2021, since facilities will be available on that day.

Oct
17
Sun
Humility and Poverty: Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt
Oct 17 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Humility and Poverty: Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt

Oblates from all locations and guests are invited to monthly meetings at the Archabbey.

The October 17 talk will be by Father Philip Kanfush, O.S.B., on “Humility and Poverty in Benedictine Spirituality.” Father Philip has been a monk of the Archabbey since 1993, and presently serves as procurator or chief financial officer. He has a doctor of education degree from West Virginia University, and has graduate and undergraduate degrees from Saint Vincent College, Saint Vincent Seminary, the University of Pittsburgh and has completed several post-graduate certificates at Pennsylvania State University. He holds Pennsylvania teaching certificates in eight subject areas, is a doctoral level board certified behavior analyst. Founder of the Bearcat B.E.S.T. transition program at Saint Vincent College, he has been a full-time member of the Education Department faculty since 2007. A former parochial vicar of Saint Vincent Basilica Parish, his book, Renewed Each Morning, received a national honorable mention award by the Catholic Press Association in 2006 in the category first-time author of a book.

Please contact the Oblate office to sign up for e-mail communications. Phone Father Donald (724-805-2291) for details.

Oct
30
Sat
Day of Recollection @ Saint Vincent Archabbey
Oct 30 all-day

The fall day of recollection for 2021 has been scheduled for Saturday, October 30, 2021.

Nov
21
Sun
Presentation: The Eucharist in Benedictine Spirituality @ Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt
Nov 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Presentation: The Eucharist in Benedictine Spirituality @ Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt

Oblates from all locations and guests are invited to monthly meetings at the Archabbey.

The November 21 talk will be by Brother Francisco Whittaker, O.S.B., on “The Eucharist in Benedictine Spirituality.” Brother Francisco graduated from Saint Vincent College in 2019 with a bachelor of science degree in biochemistry, and became a novice two months later. After professing simple vows in 2020, he began graduate studies at Saint Vincent Seminary. He also assists in campus ministry at Saint Vincent College and at the Saint Vincent Gristmill.

Please contact the Oblate office to sign up for e-mail communications. Phone Father Donald (724-805-2291) for details.

Dec
19
Sun
Holiness of Life: Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt
Dec 19 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Holiness of Life: Benedictine Spirituality Talk @ Saint Vincent Basilica Crypt

Oblates from all locations and guests are invited to monthly meetings at the Archabbey.

The December 19 talk will be by Father Basil Burns, O.S.B., on “Holiness of Life in Benedictine Spirituality.” Father Basil is from Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and completed a bachelor of science degree in politics from Louisiana State University  a master of arts degree from LSU in 1995 in political theory. He received a master of arts degree in systematic theology from Notre Dame Seminary, Louisiana, in 2001, and earned a doctorate in philosophy from the University of Dallas in 2013. He was a monk of Saint Benedict Abbey, Louisiana until he came to Saint Vincent Archabbey in July of 2019. Most of his ministry has been in leading retreats and in teaching.

Please contact the Oblate office to sign up for e-mail communications. Phone Father Donald (724-805-2291) for details.