Tuesday, April 29, 2008

New Abbot of Gethsemani

April 29, 2008 --

Fr Elias Dietz was elected 10th abbot of our monastery today.  His
mandate is for a six year term.  Currently serving at the Order's
headquarters in Rome, he will return here soon.  Fr Elias is a native of
St Louis, Missouri, born in 1959, entered Gethsemani in 1988, and
ordained to the priesthood in 2003.

Further details will follow.


At 7:35 PM, Anonymous don brennan said...

Father Abbot Elias....God be with you in your new role. To lead and guide is sometimes very difficult but the Lord shall be with you through it all...good days and not so good. Don Brennan Warren MI


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