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paxabbey at The Abbey of Our Lady of Exile, Mount St Benedict, Tunapuna, SG 00014 TT - Home

WELCOME TO MOUNT ST BENEDICT!
This is our home on the Internet. Here you will find the latest news and information about the Abbey. Please take a moment to visit the online Calendar for upcoming events and our News page for featured articles. You can also view our Chronicle to see what's happening on a daily basis at the Abbey. Visitors are invited to sign up for our online mailing list for special news and announcements. We hope you enjoy your visit and encourage you to check back often for updates!  Please also view our more recent website www.mountstbenedictabbey.org.  It highlights more of the centenary which we will be celebrating on 06 October 2012.
 


BRO JOSEPH BASIL PEREZ, OSB (1925-2012)
Joseph Basil Perez was born in Matura in the County of St. Andrew, Trinidad on 14 June 1925.   His father, William, died while he was still an infant and his mother, Daniela, died when he was nine years old.  He joined the Abbey of Mount St Benedict on 02 February 1947and was professed as a monk on 04 February 1950.  Bro Joe, as he is affectionately called,

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MOUNT LOSES A DEVOTED FRIEND
The Pax Abbey Shop of Mount St Benedict sadly advises the sudden passing of our dearly beloved Dave Ian Sylvestre-Williams (better known as Mr. Williams) on Tuesday 23rd April 2013 at his home in Petit Valley. The funeral service takes place on: Wednesday 1st May 2013 at 10:00 am at St. Finbar's ...
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100 Years of Benedictine Presence: 1912 - 2012
The Abbey of Mount St Benedict was founded in 1912.  Our celebration of 100 years will take place on Saturday 06 October 2012 with a Mass at the Abbey Church at 10:00 am.  His Grace Most Rev. Joseph Harris, C.S.Sp., Archbishop of Port of Spain, will preside.  All are invited to ...
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MONKS ON RETREAT
Msgr. Patrick Anthony (PABA) of St Lucia is leading the monks in their period of annual retreat from Monday 02 to Friday 06 July 2012.  He is engaging the monks in a time of deep searching asking them to discover the core of what it means to be a monk and a monk at Mount St Benedict at this ...
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MONASTIC PROFESSION OF BROTHER RICHARD JONES
Bro Richard Jones from Guayaguayare made his monastic profession at the Abbey Church, Mount St Benedict, on Tuesday 17 January.  The ceremony took place during the 6:45 am Mass in the presence of all the monks.  Bro Richard’s mother ...

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Fr Ignatius passes on
Our dearly beloved Fr. Ignatius Oudshoorn passed away at Nijmegen, Holland, on Friday 09 December 2011.  The funeral took place at the Chapel of Berchmanianum, Nijmegen, where he spent his last years, on Friday 16 November 2011.  He was later buried in the monastic cemetery of The Abbey ...
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Fr Hildebrand Greene, OSB, honoured by Prison Ministry Team
At a simple function on Sunday 12 June 2011, Fr Hildebrand Greene, OSB, was honoured by members of the Prison Ministry Team.  This is a group of Catholic Laypersons who visit the Prison on a regular basis and speak with the Prisoners there on matters of faith.  Fr Hildebrand was one of the ...
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HOMILY AT THE MONASTIC PROFESSION OF BRO RICHARD JONES
On the morning of Wednesday 17 January 1912, feast of St Anthony of the desert, exactly one hundred years ago this parcel of land was first seen by the founder of Mount St Benedict.  He had just celebrated Mass in the Parish Church of St Joseph...

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Argentine Cardinal Bergoglio elected Pope Francis

Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Buenos Aires, Argentina has been elected Pope.

The new Pontiff, who chose the name Pope Francis, is the first Latin American every to become Roman Pontiff, and the first Jesuit.

The Argentine cardinal was elected on the 5th ballot of the conclave, ...


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Part 4: How to Be a Dynamic and Evangelizing Parish
Two very different parishes show what it takes to be both energetic and spiritual.
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18th Sun [A] 2014

We just heard: Thus says the LORD: All you who are thirsty come to the water! You who have no money, come, receive grain and eat; come, without paying and without cost, drink wine and milk! Why spend your money for what is not bread; your wages for what fails to satisfy? Heed me, and you shall eat well, you shall delight in rich fare. What we are hearing is God’s divine invitation to us. The question is: Do we recognize that? Does it mean anything to us, or are we just not interested?


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California Catholic Lobby Day

Each year California Catholics gather in Sacramento to speak with their elected officialsCalif Lobby Day about issues of concern to the Church. This effort is ...


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First Positive Conclusions Regarding The Holy See Report For The Convention Against Torture
The Committee for the Convention Against Torture (CAT) has released an advance unedited version of its Concluding Observations on the Initial Report of the Holy See. These Observations recognise that the Holy See has made many serious and substantial reforms on its procedures that further ...

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