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Abbot Jeremy and the monks of Mount Angel Abbey

Mount Angel Seminary Begins Its 128th Year of Forming Men for the Priesthood of Jesus Christ

In the opening verses of his Holy Rule, St. Benedict urges monks to pray to Christ the Lord most earnestly to bring every good work they begin to completion. Faithful to his exhortation, the monks, seminarians, faculty, staff, and friends of Mount Angel Abbey and Seminary gathered on Monday, August 29, to celebrate the Mass of the Holy Spirit, thereby inaugurating the seminary’s 128th academic year.

The recently-elected Abbot Jeremy Driscoll, OSB, celebrated the Mass in the Abbey Church, during which the Holy Spirit was invoked upon the endeavors of the coming year…

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