Oblate Program at Belmont Abbey, NC

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Belmont Abbey: Founder’s Day

In April of 1876, Father Herman Wolf, OSB finally left [Saint Vincent Abbey in] Richmond to start his new monastery. He was accompanied by two Richmond boys, Henry Plageman and Anthony Lauman, who were to be the new schools’s first pupils and the farm’s first laborers. Garibadi [Station, now the City of Belmont] was reached […]


“The Hound of Heaven” and a Young Russian Agnostic

Dr. Greg Herrick offers the following story on Bible.org and is reproduced here. Andrea Wolfe, on staff with the CoMission office in Raleigh, North Carolina tells the following story: In the 1930’s Stalin ordered a purge of all Bibles and all believers. In Stavropol, Russia, this order was carried out with vengeance. Thousands of Bibles […]