July 2018 archive of From the Pastor's Desk
Posted by Laura Kosta on 7/26/18
For the last three months, there was a sign on the wall in the Parish Center that read, “Keep your eye on this space.” If you’ve been in the Parish Center lately, you know why.
An alumnus of the Priory School from the 1980s lives in Alaska and is ... Read More »
Posted by Laura Kosta on 7/19/18
Sunday, July 22, is the birthday of Abbot Gregor. No, it is not the birthday of our Abbot Gregory. Abbot Gregor Mendel is slightly older, having been born in 1822. He was the abbot of Saint Thomas Abbey in Brno, which was in the Austro-Hungarian Empire and is now ... Read More »
Posted by Laura Kosta on 7/12/18
Sunday, July 15. If all goes according to plan, I will be starting my trip home on this day. If all goes according to plan, I will be rested and ready to do battle again against the powers of evil.
July 15 is also the anniversary of the nomination ... Read More »
Posted by Laura Kosta on 7/05/18
As you must know by now, on June 8, the monks of Saint Louis Abbey elected a new Abbot. Fr. Gregory Mohrmann, the first graduate of the Priory School to enter the monastery, has now become our first home-grown Abbot.
One of the questions I am often asked is ... Read More »