Publications

Spring 2017 Newsletter

  • April 2017
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • newsletter

Click here to download the Spring 2017 Abbey newsletter.

What you will read in the newsletter:
"Fr Edmund Henkels, OSB (1924 – 2017)"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"What Is a Vocation?"  by Br. Ignacio Gonzalez
"From Argentina into the Americas: A Report from Our Guests"  by Gustavo Mellado
"Reflection on the Seventy-Fifth Anniversary of the School"  by Fr. Peter Weigand
"Review of a Book about Married Saints"  by Br. Samuel Springuel
"The Message of Amos"  by Fr. Joseph Jensen
"Fr Stephen Reid’s The Conversion of Saint Paul"  by Bruce Nixon

Advent 2016 Newsletter

  • December 2016
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • newsletter

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"The Chronicler's Column"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"The Congress of Abbots"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"Pilgrimage to Nagasaki"  by Br. Dunstan Robidoux
"The Decision to Open the Priory School - 1941"  by Fr. Michael Hall
"Benedictine Military Chaplains in the First World War"  by David Lord
"The Agony in the Garden: Fr. Stephen Reid Looks at Modernity"  by Bruce Nixon

Spring 2016 Newsletter

  • May 2016
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"Fr Hilary Hayden, OSB (1929 – 2016)"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"A Benedictine Vocation"  by Fr. Christopher Wyvill
"The Spirit of St Benedict in Everyday Life"  by Fr. Michael Hall
"The Contemplative Heart and the Art of Peacebuilding"  by Michael Braeuninger
"Monasticism in the 21st Century: A Viable Alternative?"  by Br. Isaiah Lord
"Light-hearted Spirituality1: Marching Along Together"  by Fr. Joseph Jensen

Advent 2015 Newsletter

  • December 2015
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"Two Recent Publications: A Book and a Film"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"The Chronicler’s Column"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"General Chapter of the English Benedictine Congregation"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"The English Benedictine Congregation Forum"  by Br. Samuel Springuel
"A Message from the Vocation Director"  by Fr. Christopher Wyvill
"El Camino de Santiago"  by Br. Ignacio Gonzalez
"Walking through the Valley of the Shadow of Death"  by Br. Isaiah Lord
"Encountering the Community of St John in the United States and France"  by Br. Dunstan Robidoux
"Armageddon, Rapture, and Left Behind"  by Fr. Joseph Jensen

Spring 2015 Newsletter

  • May 2015
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

Click here to download the Spring 2015 Abbey newsletter.

What you will read in the newsletter:
"Living in a “Monastery Beyond Walls"  by Lynn Thonnard
"Golden Anniversaries of Ordination"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"Rome and Evolution"  by Fr. Joseph Jensen
"Meeting of Abbots and Prioresses"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"Helping the Cause for Christian Unity"  by Br. Isaiah Lord

Advent 2014 Newsletter

  • December 2014
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"The Chronicler’s Column"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"In Memoriam: Father Patrick Granfield, OSB"  by Fr. Michael Hall
"Listening to Abbot Aidan Shea, Director of Oblates, 1981 - 2013"  by Grace Mary Oates
"Reckless?"  by Br. Ignacio Gonzalez
"Benedictines, Love and Destiny"  by Br. Bernard Marra
"Angels of Mercy"  by Br. Isaiah Lord
"Working with Phyllis Wallbank, MBE"  by Br. Dunstan Robidoux
"The Beginning of Monastic Life at St Anselm’s, 1924-1926"  by Fr. Michael Hall

Spring 2014 Newsletter

  • Spring 2014
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"Religious Vocations Conference in Houston"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"God Calls Us When He Wills: A Method to Discern One’s Calling"  by Br. Isaiah Lord
"Assignment: A Spiritual Biography"  by Br. Ignacio Gonzalez
"Winter Fantasy"  by Tiffany Kim
"Textual Criticism Made Easy OR: What Have I Been Up To?"  by Fr. Joseph Jensen
"Barriers"  by Fr. Philip Simo

Advent 2013 Newsletter

  • December 2013
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"The Chronicler’s Column"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"The Beginning of the Beginning: 1923-24"  by Fr. Michael Hall
"Reflections from the Vocation Director"  by Fr. Christopher Wyvill
"Bresson: An Appreciation"  by Br. Matthew Nylund
"Surprised"  by Br. Ignacio Gonzalez
"The General Chapter of the English Benedictine Congregation"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"Some Reflections on Scholasticism"  by Br. Dunstan Robidoux


Spring 2013 Newsletter

  • Spring 2013
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"Our Newly Renovated Seniors Wing"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"Ministry to the Sick and End of Life Care"  by Fr. Philip Simo
"Reflections from the Vocation Director"  by Fr. Christopher Wyvill
"Meeting of Benedictine Superiors"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"St Anselm: An Advance on St Augustine; a Precursor of St Thomas"  by Br. Dunstan Robidoux


Advent 2012 Newsletter

  • December 2012
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • fr. john

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"The Chronicler’s Column"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"Three Pilgrimages"  by Fr. Gabriel Myers
"Encountering Won Buddhism: Some Ecumenical Reflections"  by Br. Dunstan Robidoux
"On Seeing Clearly How to Live"  by Abbot James Wiseman


Memoirs of Fr. John Farrelly

  • June 2011
  • Fr. John Farrelly
  • fr. john

Click here to read Fr. John's Memoirs
Click here to download the ePub file to read on your Nook or mobile device

Table of Contents:
Preface
Chapter One: Family Life and Early Influences
Chapter Two: Early Years at St. Anselm’s Priory: 1947-1955
Chapter Three: Ministries and Further Studies: 1955-1962
Chapter Four: 1962-1972: A Transformative Decade
Chapter Five: 1972-1982: Life in the Monastery and Enlarging Service Outside
Chapter Six: 1982-1992: The Unexpected in the Monastery and Ministry
Chapter Seven: God’s Mysterious Ways amid Continuing Change and Division: 1992-2000
Chapter Eight: Later Years

Spring 2012 Newsletter

  • June 21, 2012
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • Advent cover

Click here to download the Spring 2012 Abbey newsletter.

What you will read in the newsletter:
"From Bananas to Cacti"  by Father Peter Weigand
"Meetings of Benedictine Superiors"  by Abbot James Wiseman
"The Oblates’ Community Roundtable"  by Matthew Ouimet
"A Report from the Vocation Director"  by Father Christopher Wyvill
"The St Thomas of Canterbury Ordinariate Community"  by Patrick Rothwell

Advent 2011 Newsletter

  • December 14, 2011
  • St. Anselm's Abbey
  • Advent cover

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What you will read in the newsletter:
"The Chronicler's Column"  by Abbot Aidan Shea
"Learning to Write"  by Father Gabriel Myers
"Talking about Lonergan in Korea"  by Brother Dunstan Robidoux
"My Fifty Years at Catholic University"  by Father Joseph Jensen
"Ora et labora: The Contemplative and Active Dimensions of  Monastic Life"  by Abbot James Wiseman

 

 

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