Mount Saviour Monastery
November 1st. is the solemnity of All Saints. The next day, we
remember our faithful departed with a visit to the cemetery for a short
ritual. Br. Bruno began to take a weekly shipment of sheep
to an auction house. On November 5th, Br. Francis Michael
went to the Bath VA hospital for kidney stones. He was transferred
to Buffalo via ambulance. Br. Luke was away for two weeks
and Br. Pierre spent a week in Canada for his annual family visit.
On November 25th, Enrique Govantes died at St.James' surrounded
by his wife and three children after many bouts with cancer; he was
89 years old. His wife, Sarah (Chali), has moved to St. John's
apartment (extension #29) and will continue to help in the business office.
Br. Stephen was a classmate of Enrique Govantes at the school of
Architecture (University of Havana). 1986 photo,
Thursday, Dec. 24th at 6:30 p.m. Solemn 1st. Vespers of Christmas,
followed by the blessing of the Crèche.
Friday, Dec. 25th at 9:00 a.m. Christmas Day Mass