BLOG: Merry Christmas

For many people, the celebration of Christmas ends with Christmas day.  For Catholics and other liturgical Christians, the celebration of Christmas begins with Christmas day. The wider American culture begins celebrating Christmas at Thanksgiving or, in many cases, even before Halloween.  Christmas carols regale shoppers for weeks before the feast, and trees and other decorations…

Fr. David Bellinghausen, O.S.B.

NEWS: Death of Fr. David Bellinghausen

Father David Bellinghausen, OSB, 74, a monk of Subiaco Abbey, died December 31 at Altus, AR. He had been pastor of St. Mary Church in Altus for the past year and a half. He was born August 31, 1939, in Rhineland, Texas, the ninth child in a family of ten children of Hubert and Rosa Duesterhaus Bellinghausen….

Chris Adams

BLOG: Eyes to the Ground

St. Benedict states in his Rule for Monasteries that “a monk should not only have humility in his heart but also by his very appearance make it always manifest to those who see him. That is to say that whether he is at the Work of God, in the oratory, in the monastery, in the…

Subiaco Abbey

CAMPAIGN UPDATE: Subiaco Campaign Surpasses $6 Million

Today the monks and staff of Subiaco Abbey and Academy are experiencing some of the strongest positive energy one can imagine. We are extremely pleased to announce that our capital campaign, Continuing the Tradition…A Campaign for Subiaco, has surpassed the $6 million mark, a short term goal we had hoped to reach before the end…

Holy Eucharist

BLOG: Eucharistic Meditation on John 13 (Part 3 of 3)

God Who has compassion on all creation is fully revealed in Jesus Christ.  Jesus shows us by His life among us how we too can be like our Heavenly Father.  We encounter Jesus’ Presence both among and within us in a deep and abiding manner in the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist.  Whether our encounter will render a meaningful…