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 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.