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Benedictine monk honored for digitally preserving ancient manuscripts

Benedictine monk honored for digitally preserving ancient manuscripts

| Susan Klemond | November 11, 2019 | 0 Comments

Gov. Tim Walz, along with the Minnesota Historical Society and Minnesota Humanities Center, officially recognized Father Stewart Nov. 6 as the first Minnesotan to be named a Jefferson Lecturer.

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Sexual abuse by monks covered up at schools in England, inquiry finds

Sexual abuse by monks covered up at schools in England, inquiry finds

| Simon Caldwell | August 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

The “appalling sexual abuse” of children as young as 7 was covered up in two leading Benedictine-run schools in England to protect the reputations of predatory monks, a government-backed investigation concluded.

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Benedictine Sisters at St. Paul’s Monastery celebrate 70 years

Benedictine Sisters at St. Paul’s Monastery celebrate 70 years

| June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

In 1958, less than a decade after her community had set down roots in St. Paul, Benedictine Sister Mary Lou Dummer walked down the aisle in her wedding dress along with 11 other women at their priory, then on Summit Avenue.

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British Benedictine, 82, creates mural to capture order’s charisms

British Benedictine, 82, creates mural to capture order’s charisms

| Simon Caldwell | September 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

When Mother Joanna Jamieson went back to art school after more than 60 years in a Benedictine convent, she was likened by one British national newspaper to an “intergalactic time traveler” who hadn’t heard a record by the Beatles or seen a James Bond film.

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Book offers look at how Saint John’s Abbey Church was built

Book offers look at how Saint John’s Abbey Church was built

| October 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

For more than 50 years, motorists and passengers on I-94 some 60 miles north of the Twin Cities have seen an enormous concrete structure peeking above the treetops to the south as they near the exit for Collegeville and St. John’s University. The flat trapezoid, the row of bells and the cross in the cutout […]

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News Notes – June 5, 2014

News Notes – June 5, 2014

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

– Priests celebrate 50th anniversaries
– Benedictine brother ordained to priesthood
– Save the date: Mass for religious freedom

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Father Weber inspired generosity

Father Weber inspired generosity

| February 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Like the stars in the sky, the number of lives touched by Benedictine Father Arnold Weber, 86, are far more than could be counted. He died Feb. 9 at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville.

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Benedictines hope capital campaign spreads ‘Light of Christ’ to others

Benedictines hope capital campaign spreads ‘Light of Christ’ to others

| Susan Klemond For The Catholic Spirit | October 11, 2010 | 0 Comments

Streetlights at the intersection of Lar­penteur and Century avenues in Maple­wood ensure that bus riders aren’t waiting there in the dark. But a different kind of light emanates from St. Paul’s Monas­tery located near the northwest corner.

The Benedictine sisters at the monas­tery have sought to illuminate the area with Christ’s light, through their ministry work and by opening the property to those with physical and spiritual needs.

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