Meet the Monks

Group photo of the Monks of Mount Angel Abbey, taken May 25, 2018
Group photo of the Monks of Mount Angel Abbey, taken May 25, 2018

The Superiors of the Monastery

Abbott Jeremy

Father Abbot
Right Reverend Jeremy Driscoll, OSB

Born October 24, 1951

Professed a Monk of Mount Angel Abbey September 8, 1974

Ordained a priest in 1981

Elected 12th Abbot of Mount Angel on March 12, 2016

Received the Abbatial Blessing April 28, 2016

Father Prior Vincent Trujillo

Father Prior
Very Reverend Vincent Trujillo, OSB

Born November 4, 1941

Professed a monk of Mount Angel Abbey March 25, 1963

Ordained a priest December 8, 1982

Father Subprior William Hammelman

Father Subprior
Reverend William Hammelman, OSB

Born October 6, 1944

Professed a Monk of Mount Angel Abbey September 8, 1965

Ordained a priest May 20, 1971

Monastery Statistics

Summary — Updated February 2018

  • Total number of monks: 54
  • Priest Monks: 26
  • Brothers in Final Vows: 18
  • Brothers in Temporary Vows: 11
  • Novices: 4