Mount Saviour Monastery

June 2013

Mount Saviour Monastery (Portery)
Portery Mount Saviour Monastery
The Portery was renovated by Br. Francis featuring a large medal of St. Benedict carved by Br. Dominic Savio, new chairs and new rugs.  Br. Francis returned to his monastery, Christ in the Desert.  On June 8th, Br. Justin, Br. Luke and Br. Michael spent a few days at the Abbey of the Genesee for a series of lectures on Lectio Divina.  Br. Luke is the official guest master.  Reservations by e-mail is the preferred way to contact him.  If he is not near the phone, messages may be left on his answering machine.  On June 16th, Fr. Joseph Gabriel and Br. Gabriel went to St. Vincent's Archabbey for the general chapter of the American-Cassinese Congregation.  On Monday the 17th, we had no priest scheduled to say mass: we had our first communion service after Lauds.  On June 20th, Br. Dominic Savio went to Nazareth College to attend a seven week immersion course in English  On the feast of St. John the Baptist, June 24th, some monks went to the Rockwell Museum of western art in Corning for a tour led by Mary Colucci.

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Coming Events:

Dedication Day: Aug. 11, Mass at 10:00 a.m. followed by a brunch and music.

Mount Saviour Oblate Retreat: Friday-Sunday, November 8-10
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