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The peace of the Lord be with you! Welcome to Mount Angel Abbey. We hope that your virtual visit to this Benedictine monastery, with its world famous library, seminary schools of philosophy and theology, and guest and retreat house will be a source of peace and blessing to you. In the words of our blessed Father Saint Benedict, "All guests are to be received as Christ." Whatever your interests may be, we hope you will continue your journey in faith with us.

Abbot Jeremy and the monks of Mount Angel Abbey

A large crowd joined the monks to celebrate Saint Benedict

The monks of Mount Angel Abbey welcomed close to 700 friends to the Abbey on Saturday, July 9, for the second annual Saint Benedict Festival.

In spite of forecasts for rain and blustery weather, the afternoon remained dry and the Abbey lawn was filled with people, festival booths, live music, and ongoing games of bocce ball and croquet. The festival provides an opportunity for the monks of Mount Angel — located on the hilltop since 1882 — to celebrate the feast of Saint Benedict with friends of the Abbey.

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