Most Rev. Edward C. Malesic, Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg, will preside at the Mass for Blessing of the Twelfth Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey, Archabbot Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., on Friday, July 10, 2020. The event will be broadcast live at 10 a.m. at this link: https://vimeo.com/436169336. Archabbot Martin, a monk of […]
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA—Father Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey for 40 years, who served as the 14th president of Saint Vincent College (1995-2000), has been elected as the twelfth archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey. Archabbot Martin has been serving as the administrator of the MACH1 (Monaca, Aliquippa, Center and Hopewell) Parish […]
LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA—On the evening of June 22, 2020, the Benedictine monastic community of Saint Vincent Archabbey gathered at Saint Vincent to elect a new major superior, the twelfth archabbot of Saint Vincent. The new archabbot will succeed the Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., who, on May 8, 2020, at the mandatory retirement age of […]
Our psalm refrain is the affirmation of a people who have tested the LORD and tried his patience throughout the ages. With them we too acclaim that, “The Lord will not abandon his people.” Through every age the People of God have been trampled down and his inheritance has been afflicted.
The joy of all the earth is not a great city or even a wilderness paradise. The joy of all the earth is the LORD God Almighty, creator of heaven and earth. The Great King’s city is a threat to any assembly of kings who come together to conquer and destroy. They behold the LORD’s glory and are at once stunned, terrified, and routed.