Following an abbatial election on Saturday, 19 August, a new abbot has been elected to serve the Marmion community of Aurora, Illinois, USA. Abbot Joel Rippinger, OSB, is the sixth abbot of Marmion Abbey.
Located at the center of international monasticism in Rome, Sant’Anselmo’s residential college is well-positioned to showcase the individual characters and charisms of monasteries world-wide. The editors of OSB DOT ORG invite you to visit the web pages of Collegio Sant’Anselmo for a glimpse of monastic life abroad, from the personal perspectives of their international residents. N.B.: Weekly posts may be interrupted due to scholastic vacations.