2013 Festival of Arts & Wine

What a terrific day! Sun hats and shade umbrellas bloomed on the Hilltop. It was beautiful. Thank you, everyone who joined us!

Saturday, June 29, 2013


Abbot Gregory and a guest enjoy listening to Steve Karakas and his band Beadhead entertain guests with there tropical rock music.







(Left) Lee Ann Reed, abbey event coordinator, and Sue Hannibal, festival chair, fresh and ready to greet the guests. (Right) Gene Dieringer, festival committee member, and his wife, Karen, bidding at the Live Auction.


Live Auction and Paddle Raiser

(Left) Fr. Martin Grassel, procurator, presents his case for assistance with the landscaping for the church. Thank you to all who donated to this great cause, he is happy to report the paddle raiser was a success and the landscaping project will go ahead.

(Right) Fr. Odo Recker, vocation director, and Fr. Martin on stage during the bidding and paddle raise.

Happy auction and vendor shoppers tote off thier treasures.

Visiting with the monks

                                             Prior Vincent Trujillo

           Br. Andre Love                             Br. Andrew Schwenke and Br. Melvin Nde   

                 Fr. Odo Recker                                         Br. Teresio Caldwell

             Fr. Edmund Smith                                   Br. Robert Maekawa

               Abbot Peter Eberle                                      Br. Claude Lane