Community Updates contain periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Francisco Medrano of St. Nicholas Parish, Aurora, entered the community as a postulant on July 1.
Br. Antony Maria and Br. Theodore professed their solemn vows in a ceremony in the Abbey Church on July 11.
Fr. Paul returned to the community on July 9 and was named Vocation Director, effective July 12.
Fr. Joel was named Novice Master and Formation Director, effective July 12.
A. Vincent was named Head Sacristan, effective July 12. He also spent time in Guatemala with business of the Swiss-American Congregation, July 15-22.
Fr. Marcos began a year-long residency at St. Agnes of Bohemia Parish in Chicago, beginning July 12, with the purpose of discerning a vocation to serve as priest in the Chicago Archdiocese.
Priests of the local Deaneries joined the monastic community at Mass and lunch on July 13 for the annual "St. Benedict Day picnic.
A. John and Fr. Charles made a visit to the Indianapolis area July 17-19 for Advancement.
Fr. Joel attended the American Benedictine Academy Convention in Beech Grove, IN, July 21-23.
A. Vincent and A. John are representing the Marmion community at the abbatial blessing of Archabbot Kurt Stasiak at St. Meinrad on July 26.