Tag Archive: Liturgies


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…

Triduum 2022

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Abbot Raphael Walsh RIP

Vigil Service Reflection – Fr. John Hagemann OSB Funeral Homily – Abbot Michael Liebl OSB Abbot Raphael Walsh died at the age of 92 on April 25. Abbot Raphael continued to defy and challenge expectations despite or in spite of…

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….

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…

The Distribution of Ashes on Ash Wednesdayl

Ash Wednesday Retreat

Mount Michael took the day off from classes to spend a full day of retreat this Ash Wednesday. The Theme for the retreat was “Brotherhood”. The day began with the distribution of ashes and the celebration of the Eucharist. The…

Abbot Michael Liebl O.S.B.

Christmas Vigil

Christmas Homily by Abbot Michael Liebl OSB The Christmas narrative offers a wealth of material for reflection. In his book Peculiar Treasures, Frederick Buechner, wrote: “She struck the angel Gabriel as hardly old enough to have a child at all,…

Archbishop Celebrates Feast Day

Omaha Archbishop George Lucas joined the Mount Michael Community in the celebration of the Feast of the Immaculate Conception.   The Archbishop reminded us that God has special plans for each of us and is on our side. We just need…

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