Archive for March, 2014

Retreat Leader

Posted on: March 21st, 2014 by Michael Calhoun No Comments

Abbot Philip leaves March 21, to lead a retreat of about 12 people at St. Mary’s Monastery in Rock Island, Illinois.  He returns on Sunday afternoon, March 23.

Death of Fr. Arthur

Posted on: March 9th, 2014 by Michael Calhoun No Comments

For more information about the death of Fr. Arthur go the About tab and click on St. Bede Abbey.  Fr. Arthur’s death notice can be found by going to the About tab under “Our Community” and clicking on death notices.

Funeral arrangements

Posted on: March 8th, 2014 by Michael Calhoun No Comments

Experiencing deteriorating health beginning on Wednesday, March 5, Fr. Arthur died on Saturday morning, March 8, at St. Joseph Nursing Home in Lacon, Illinois.  The monastic community will receive Fr. Arthur’s body on Monday, March 10, at 4:00 PM with a Vigil Service at 5:15 PM.  The funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, March 11, at 4:00 PM with a buffet supper in the academy refectory following the Mass.  The public is invited to attend all the services.

Florida trip

Posted on: March 2nd, 2014 by Michael Calhoun No Comments

Recently Abbot Philip and the development director, Donna Aleksy, returned from a trip to Florida to visit alumni and to generate interest in the Legacy Project.  If you wish to read details of the visit, then go to the About menu item and click on St. Bede Abbey.

Fr. Arthur

Posted on: March 1st, 2014 by Michael Calhoun No Comments

You can read about the current state of Fr. Arthur’s health by going to the About menu item and clicking on St. Bede Abbey.

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