Vocation News

2012 Newly Professed Monks at Mount Angel Abbey

By Br. Robert Maekawa (Press Release)

St. Benedict, OR.  On September 10, in the Mount Angel Abbey church, three novices made their simple profession of vows and took new religious names.  Brothers Jackson Conocido, Aage Nielsen, and Duy Nguyen took the names Lorenzo, Niels, and Louis de Montfort respectively to symbolize their new lives in Christ. More>>  


Abbey Receives Additional Monks

We are blessed to receive a couple more members in our monastic community. Last July 14, Abbot Gregory and Fr. Odo, Vocation Director and Postulant Master, formally welcomed Br. Post. Emmanuel Alva and a returnee monk, Br. Robert Maekawa. More>>

New Postulants Arrive on the Feast of the Passing of

St. Benedict

By. Br. Nov. Aage Nielsen

Mount Angel Abbey welcomed Br. Postulant Tuan Le to the community on 20
March 2012, and he is quickly assimilating into monastic life. More>>

Three Novices Approved for Second Reading of the

Holy Rule

By Br. Nov. Aage Nielsen

Recently approved for the second reading of the Holy Rule of Saint Benedict,
this year’s novitiate class hopes to be approved to make simple profession
on 8 September 2012. More>>

New Professions 2011

By Br. Basil Lawrence, OSB

Mount Angel Abbey is happy to share with you the progression of several of our monks to new stages in their monastic formation. More>>

New Professions 2010

Here in the midst of the Triduum we stand, pulled tight between the reality of our Lord dead and buried, and our longing for his return. More>>