Father Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., Elected Twelfth Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey

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 […]

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Benedictines To Elect Archabbot

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 […]

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Eleven Students Receive Degrees

Eleven students at Saint Vincent Seminary will receive degrees in five different programs following completion of the 2019-2020 academic year on May 8. The graduates include four men who will be ordained to the priesthood after earning the master of divinity degree; a lay student earning a master of arts degree; two seminarians and one […]

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New Mass Links, Special Online Vocations Day May 3

Spring online events in the Basilica (the same link every week). Masses weekdays, 8 a.m. https://vimeo.com/event/44172 Masses Saturdays, 8:30 a.m. https://vimeo.com/event/4583 Masses Sundays with Father Paul, Father Maximilian and Brother Barnabas, 10 a.m. https://vimeo.com/event/44377 Ways to watch: https://vimeo.com/user109924459 YouTube channels: https://www.youtube.com/user/StVincentArchabbey/ Or https://www.youtube.com/user/SaintVincentSeminary Or https://www.facebook.com/SaintVincentSeminary/ Or find links from our websites: www.saintvincentseminary.edu http://imf.saintvincentseminary.edu www.saintvincentarchabbey.org Special […]

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2020 Ministry of Lector

Nine seminarians were instituted into the Ministry of Lector on Wednesday, March 18, by Most Rev. Roger J. Foys, Bishop of the Diocese of Covington, Kentucky. The ministry of lector permits these seminarians to proclaim the readings (other than the Gospel) at Mass and other sacred celebrations. The seminarians, who are in the first year […]

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Diocese of Greensburg closes Churches, Limits Confessions, Baptisms and Funerals

GREENSBURG—In order to honor the requests of civil leaders and medical advisors, Greensburg Bishop Edward C. Malesic, after consulting with the diocesan Presbyteral Council, senior staff and medical experts, has issued additional guidelines and mandates to the diocese during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. The guidelines are effective April 4, 2020. “This is an act of […]

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