Community Updates contain periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
A. Vincent was in Africa where he took part in a meeting of the Synod of Abbot Presidents in Tanzania from Sept. 19-23 and stayed for some touring, returning home Oct. 3.
Br. Jude was taken to Rush Copley Medical Center on Oct. 5, where he is undergoing treatment for control of blood sugar, heart and arthritis.
Abbot Jean-Pierre Longeat and Fr. Marc Butlin of the Alliance for International Monasticism visited the Abbey on Sept. 9 and gave a presentation to the community.
Fr. Prior Orlando of our Guatemala Priory visited from Sept. 13-20.
Abbot John will be in Guatemala from Oct. 7-19. He will be at our Priory in Xela and confer diplomas for graduation at the Colegio San Jose on Oct. 17.