Tag Archives: Sistine Chapel

On electing popes and abbots

While the election of a new abbot for Saint Anselm Abbey last June and the current election of a new pope are hardly commensurate, there are some interesting parallels, albeit some key differences as well.  In both cases, the new … Continue reading

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This ain’t the Sistine Chapel

The Old Choir Chapel of the monastery will be used for the Election Chapter on Monday and Tuesday of next week (June 4 & 5).  The OCC was also used for the elections of 1972 and 1986.  I will try … Continue reading

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