Virginia Barnes professes oblation

At Sunday Evening Vespers Virginia Barnes became an Oblate of Mount Michael Abbey.   A reception was held in the Monastery afterwards.  

Bro. Benedict Mary Ober, O.S.B. – RIP

Mass of Christian Burial SEPT 30. 10:30 AM (CT) David “D.J.” Sokol Memorial Chapel 22520 Mt. Michael Road Elkhorn, NE 68022 Internment following Reception Thomas Martin Ober was born on November 11, 1959, in Grand Island, New York, to Aloysius…

New Oblates September 2023

At Sunday Vespers, September 10, 2023 four new oblates professed their oblation to live their lives as inspired by Saint Benedict.  The new oblates are Katy Adams, Mary Hogan, Elmer Kuhn and Nancy Taylor.   More Photos

Abbot Theodore Wolff R.I.P.

Abbot Theodore, second Abbot of Mount Michael Abbey, died on Tuesday, June 6 at New Cassel Retirement Center after a brief hospice period. Abbot Theodore was born August 23, 1928, to Joseph and Loretto (Walsh) Wolff, Sr. of Omaha, Nebraska….

12 Students Become Oblates

More Photos At Sunday Vespers 12 students made their oblation. As Oblates of Saint Benedict . In the world today, Oblates of St. Benedict are everyday people who seek to live extraordinary lives of devotion. Because Oblates of St. Benedict…

Water Main Break Floods Chapel Basement

A water main break in front of the chapel required moving the Palm Sunday Mass to the Atrium of the DJ Sokol School Building. The students also received an unexpected 3 day weekend as classes for Monday were cancelled. Update:…

R.I.P. Bro. Mark Bern OSB

John Robert Bern was the oldest of two children born to Robert and Josephine Bern in Wahoo, Nebraska, on September 27, 1930. John received his elementary schooling at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Grade School in Wahoo and graduated from Wahoo High…


More Photos Rejoice, if you are saint, for you are approaching your crown! Rejoice, if you are a sinner, for your Saviour offers your pardon! Rejoice, if you are a pagan, for God calls you to life! For today is…

Letter from the Abbot

A check in the mirror is good practice before venturing out into public. Not that every hair is impeccably in place, or every outfit immaculately clean. But a lack of care for appearances might suggest important considerations are being neglected….

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