Christmas Eve Homily: Abbot Michael Lieble OSB

Christmas  – 2018   For the last few clear crisp evenings, a beautiful, bright full moon has dominated the night sky. Because of cloud cover, you cannot see it this evening. But the moon is there, so close you believe…

Breakfast with Santa

Fr. John Hagemann was the celebrant at Mass and delivered a special children’s homily.   After Mass everyone gathered in the Student Union for breakfast and cookie decorating until Santa arrived. View All Photos

Advent Vespers & Reception

More Photos O, Come Divine Messiah Wednesday evening some guests and students join the monks for Advent Evening Prayer. Advent is a season of incredibly beautiful music — most of the music of this hour of prayer was composed by…

Fr. Richard Thell OSB | Rest In Peace

  Fr. Richard Thell OSB Sept. 28, 1946 – Nov. 10, 2018 Photos from Funeral Service Vigil Reflection by Fr. John Hagemann OSB  Funeral Homily by Abbot Michael Liebl OSB Read an article About Fr. Richard originally published in the…

All Saints Day, Mass, Litany, and Social

The Mount Michael Community gathered in the chapel at 10am to celebrate Mass for All Saints Day. Sister Carol Jean held her freshmen theology classes in the chapel where they learned about relics and prayed the Litany of the Saints….

3 New Oblates

At Sunday Vespers three persons made their oblation as oblates of Saint Benedict. The were Jolene Jefferies, Michael Osberg and Jennifer Veit.  After the ceremony a reception was held in the Abbey for all the oblates and family and friends….

90th Birthday Celebration

This past Saturday 90 family members and monks gather in the Abbey to celebrate Abbot Theodore’s 90th Birthday.  Two of Abbot Theodore’s nieces organized the event held in the Abbey.   A dinner of fried chicken was the main course and…

Photo in front of chapel

Ten Students Become Oblates of Saint Benedict

At Vespers this past Sunday, ten students professed their oblation before a gathering of family members, monks, and fellow Oblates both student and adult.They read their Oblation before the Abbot and then sign their document and placed it upon the…

Easter Triduum

With students going home for Easter break preparations and celebrations of the Triduum of Holy Thursday, Good Friday, and Easter were undertaken. On Holy Thursday six students made a full day retreat at the monastery including a celebratory dinner and…