Brother David Owen OSB was born on 30 June 1927.  He professed his monastic vows on 21 March 1986 at Mary Mother of the Church Abbey in Richmond, Virginia (USA).  Brother David passed away from this life at 9.50 p.m. on 7 October 2019 at Saint Mary’s Hospital in Richmond.

The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday 10 October 2019 in the chapel of Mary Mother of the Church Abbey, at 11.30 a.m.  His body will be received for viewing and the paying of last respects in the Abbey chapel one hour prior to the Mass, at 9.00 a.m.  The monastic community and all who are gathered will celebrate Morning Prayer for the Dead at 10.00 a.m.

We commend the peaceful repose of Brother David Owen OSB to the prayers of the Benedictine Confederation.