Community Updates contain periodic updates on the lives of the Monks of Marmion.
Fr. Joel was in Guatemala for a Visitation of the Priory in Quetzaltenango, April 3-6.
The quadrennial Visitation of Marmion Abbey took place April 10-13. Archabbot Justin DuVall of St. Meinrad Archabbey and Fr. Richard Walz of Subiaco Abbey were the visitators.
On April 17 five new lay oblates were professed during Sunday Vespers in the Abbey Church.
Fr. Marcos left for Einsiedeln Abbey in Switzerland on April 17, where he will beworking on his thesis for his Licentiate in Sacred Theology until his return on May 7.
A. John is in Guatemala from April 26-May 3 with the monastic community at the Priory.
Fr. Joel was at Mount Saviour Monastery in Elmira, NY on May 1 to give the annual Damasus Winzen lecture.