Mount Angel Abbey, OR – On February 10, 2014, the feast day of St. Scholastica, Abbot Gregory Duerr, OSB instituted Br. John Paul Le, OSB, to the ministry of lector. This installation is the first official step of Br. John Paul to the priestly order.
Fr. Odo Recker, OSB, presided at the Mass with the monastic and seminary priests as concelebrants. Seminary students were present in the Abbey Church for the Mass of Installation.
|Abbot Gregory intalls Br. John Paul as a lector, assisted by Br. Andre Love.|
|Br. John Paul and Abbot Gregory|
Br. John Paul is the Abbey’s assistant sacristan and a Theology III student at Mount Angel Seminary. He made his monastic solemn profession in September 2013 and is scheduled to be installed to the ministry of acolyte on March 21st of this year, the feast of the Passing of St. Benedict.