THE MEN OF OUR MONASTERY












THE ABBOT
“As father ... and president ... the abbot ... exercises a function of service to his community, as he governs and teaches.” [Statutes of the Swiss-American Benedictine Congregation]










Abbot Sharbel Ewen, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 21 September 1981
Received ordination to priesthood 16 July 1988
Elected as abbot 11 August 2015












Emeritus Abbot Charles Wright, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 24 August 1964
Received ordination to priesthood 17 May 1970
Elected as abbot 20 August 1994
Resigned from the office of abbot 8 July 2015



THE PRIOR
“The abbot ... shall appoint a prior, who will assist the abbot and who will serve the community as superior when the abbot is hindered or is absent.” [Statutes of the Swiss-American Benedictine Congregation]









Brother Raphael Meyer, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 29 June 1977
Appointed as prior 18 August 2015



THE MONKS


Ranked by Date of Vows









Father Basil Mattingly, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 6 August 1942
Received ordination to priesthood 11 June 1946












Brother Anselm Clark, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 16 April 1958












Brother Blaise Heuke, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 19 April 1959












Brother Benedict Menezes, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 15 January 1960













Brother Joseph Black, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 8 December 1962













Brother Peter Aslin, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 2 February 1970













Brother David Cobos, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 15 January 1978













Father Stephanos Pedrano, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 24 April 1983
Received ordination to priesthood 22 October 1991












Brother Daniel Sokol, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 24 April 1983













Brother Mario Quizon, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 3 May 1985













Brother Meinrad Taylor, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 12 April 1994













Father Michel Pham, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 19 October 1996
Received ordination to priesthood 5 June 2010















Brother Peter Khoa Le, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 24 November 1998











Brother Noel Greenawalt, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 21 March 2001















Father Paul Farrelly, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 21 March 2001
Received ordination to priesthood 5 June 2010












Brother Philip Poutous, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 28 June 2003













Brother Emmanuel Tran, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 11 July 2005













Brother Damien Evangelista, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 21 April 2007







Brother Bede Clark, O.S.B.
Made vows as a monk 9 July 2011.