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Father Edmund McCaffrey, former Belmont abbot, dies at 83(Comments Off on Father Edmund McCaffrey, former Belmont abbot, dies at 83)

November 23, 2016

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Father Edmund McCaffrey, a retired priest of the Diocese of Charleston who was a former Benedictine monk and former abbot of Belmont Abbey, died Nov. 13, 2016. He died in Louisville, Ky., where he resided with the Little Sisters of the Poor. He was 83. A Mass of Christian Burial will be […]

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Bishop Curlin’s Remembrances of St. Teresa of Calcutta: Do You Risk Your Heart?

This article was published a few years ago on this site. In light of Mother’s canonization yesterday it seems appropriate to re-published today. Bishop-Emeritus William Curlin, who retired as Ordinary of the Diocese of Charlotte in 2002, spoke at Belmont Abbey’s Grace Auditorium on Oct. 23, 2012 about his friendship with Mother Teresa. He was invited […]


Important: Formal Oblations delayed

Because of a scheduling conflict in the Abbey Church, the Mass and Renewal of Oblations originally scheduled have been cancelled. This is a disappoint for those of you who have been waiting but it simply cannot be avoided. More information will be provided in the next newsletter.


Father Vollkommer, formerly of Belmont Abbey, passes away

CHAPIN, S.C. — Father Andrew J. Vollkommer, 60, of Chapin, S.C. died Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016. A vigil and wake will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 1, 2016. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 2. Both will be celebrated at Our Lady of the Lake Church, […]


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