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Abbot Austin and Fr. James attend SEEK2017 FOCUS Conference, January 3-7 San Antonio

Posted by Jeanine Jelinek on January 3, 2017 at 2:55 PM

Abbot Austin G. Murphy, OSB - Facebook post on 1/3/17:  Fr. James and I are on our way to the SEEK2017 FOCUS conference in San Antonio to promote vocations to the abbey. Keep us in your prayers! 

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Abbot Austin G. Murphy, OSB - Facebook post on 1/7:  This is a nice shot (taken by Rebecca Siar) showing the crowds.

 

Over 13,000 young adults are attending this year's SEEK2017 event.  The conference is being held at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas.

Abbot Austin and Fr. James share information about St. Procopius Abbey and the Benedictine monks.


Fr. James Flint, OSB - Facebook post on 1/7:  ...the ability once again of the FOCUS staff to pull off a major event gives great cause for admiration and gratitude.

Abbot Austin G. Murphy, OSB - Facebook post on 1/7:  It was good to see Benet Alumni at the conference.


Abbot Austin G. Murphy, OSB - Facebook post on 1/7:  Many priests were there, so that the processions were long. This is after Mass one day, as the priests recessed back to the vesting area.



Abbot Austin G. Murphy, OSB - Facebook post on 1/7:  Photo with Fr. Brendan Rolling, OSB, of St. Benedict's Abbey (Atchison, KS) with students of that abbey's college, Benedictine College


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