The rains passed and the skies cleared just in time for the 6th annual Festival of Arts & Wine.
Photos from FAW - Saturday, June 23, 2012
Abbot Gregory Duerr, OSB, visits with Sr. Gertrude Feick, OSB, from Queen of Angels Monastery in Mt. Angel.
Prior Vincent Trujillo, OSB, welcomes Mr. and Mrs. Kiley.
Fr. Paschal Cheline, OSB, visits with guests.
Br. Claude Lane, OSB, abbey icongrapher - tells a guest about the Wine Wall.
Fr. Alexander Plasker, OSB, extols the virtues of the wines and microbrews available.
Fr. Edmund Smith, OSB, pours Alloro wines for tasting.
Br. Teresio Caldwell, OSB, pours tastes for guests.
(Left) Fr. Jonah Wright, OSB, Fr. Paschal Cheline, OSB, and (with his back to the camera) Br. Aage Nielsen, OSB, visit with Ada Moldofsky and friends.
Chef Paul Lieggi tells guests about some of the offerings from the abbey Kitchen. Of particular interest was the nettle pesto seasoned with herbs - both nettles and herbs grown right here on the Hilltop. Chef Paul is with Bon Appetit catering - the abbey's popular new caterer.
Br. Jackson Conosido, OSB, shows one of the icons being done by Br. Andre Love. Br. Andre works in a style different from that of Br. Claiude.
Fr. Jacob Stronach, OSB, visits with longtime abbey friend Paul Smit.
Join us next year for a great day of fun. Saturday, June 29, 2013