Please join us as we celebrate the profession of solemn vows in the Cistercian Order by Brs. Ignatius, Thomas and Ambrose, on the solemnity of the Assumption of Mary, Sunday, August 15, at 10:30. In addition, Brs. Stephen and Lawrence will be renewing their temporary profession, and Br. Justin will make his first profession of vows. A reception will follow in the courtyard.
Please join us on Friday, August 20, the solemnity of St. Bernard of Clairvuax, as the Most Reverend Kevin Joseph Farrell, Bishop of Dallas, ordains our brothers by the laying on of hands and the invocation of the Holy Spirit in the Abbey Church at 10:00 in the morning. Brs. Augustine and Philip will be ordained to the priesthood, and Brs. Ignatius, Thomas and Ambrose to the diaconate. A reception will follow in the courtyard.
The First Holy Mass of Fr. Augustine will be celebrated at his home parish of St. Maria Goretti Catholic Church, in Arlington, Texas, on Saturday, August 21 at 10:00 in the morning.
The First Holy Mass of Fr. Philip Neri will be celebrated in the Abbey Church on Sunday, August 22 at 9:00 in the morning.