Brother Robert Makes Profession for Newark Abbey

On Saturday, October 17, 2020, at 10:30 AM on a cool but beautiful Saturday morning, Br. Robert of Molesmes Islas, O.S.B. professed his Simple vows before Abbot Melvin and the monastic community with family members present and via livestream.  The monastic community gives thanks to God for His continued blessings!

Read more about Br. Robert's profession in an article by Kitta MacPherson, faculty moderator of the Benedict News, by clicking below.

https://www.benedictnewsonline.org/6748/benedict-news/monk-achieves-life-goal-professes/

If you were unable to join us or want to see it again - we encourage you to watch the livestream video at:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e66WOKCOoWI

Please pray for Br. Robert our youngest professed member, and please continue to pray for the gift of new vocations so that we may continue to tend the vineyard of the Lord here at the Abbey!

Below: Brother Robert (center) takes a moment to pose for a family portrait with his parents and little brother.

Brother Robert (center takes a moment to pose for a photo with his parents and little brother.