Recent News

Oblate Sunday

On the first Sunday in November when oblates are attending Mass, there is a procession afterwards to the cemetery.  The celebrant or the Abbot blesses the graves of the monks....
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Br. Samuel's Diaconal Ordination

When our Br. Samuel Springuel was in grade school at St. Bartholomew’s Parish in Bethesda, the priest who taught him how to serve Mass was Fr. Barry Knestout....
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A Symposium on the Practice of Meditation

On Monday, June 4, thirty-five persons gathered in the abbey’s calefactory for our fifth annual symposium, this one titled “Listening with the Heart.”...
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Annual meeting of the Union of Benedictine Presidents

St. Anselm’s had the pleasure of hosting the annual meeting of the Union of Benedictine Presidents of American Congregations and Federations. Abbot Elias Lorenzo of St. Mary’s Abbey, Morristown, NJ, ...
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Announcement of an Intentional Lay Community

Beginning in the summer of 2018, our Benedictine community of St. Anselm’s Abbey is planning to begin an intentional community for four men between the ages of 21 and 35 who are seeking to discern their God-given calling. If you are interested in learning more aboutthis opportunity or wish to apply, please click here to view our flyer.


Oblate Profession

Reynier Lezcano, after a year of oblate novitiate, made his oblate profession in the presence of Abbot James Wiseman, the monastic community, the oblate choir and other oblates attending the regular Conventual Sunday Mass...
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