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The monks pray and celebrate daily the Liturgy of the Hours and the Liturgy of the Eucharist in the Abbey Church.The monks pray and celebrate daily the Liturgy of the Hours and the Liturgy of the Eucharist in the Abbey Church.
The primary labor of the community is work in the college, a labor offered in service to the church.The primary labor of the community is work in the college, a labor offered in service to the church.
The Grotto at Saint Anselm College was dedicated on October 25, 2014. The grotto's main feature is a new statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary, to be known as the Madonna of Saint Anselm, which was created by Mont Vernon, N.H., artist Sylvia Nicolas.The Grotto at Saint Anselm College features the Madonna of Saint Anselm, dedicated on Oct. 25, 2014.

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College Celebrates Benedictine Heritage

March 13, 2015

Laura Lemire
Communications and Marketing
(603) 641-7242

Abbey ChurchSaint Anselm College is celebrating its Benedictine roots with Benedictine Heritage Week, March 15 to 20. Students, faculty, and staff are provided an opportunity to study the college's Benedictine heritage.

Events are educational and celebratory and include tours of the monastery, a presentation on the Byzantine Chapel at the Abbey Church, and participating in the "Unplug Challenge."

Find out more about what it means to be Benedictine.

Events


  • Sunday, March 15, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    "Journeying Toward Easter: A Lenten Day of Reflection"
    Abbey Church, lower level
  • Monday, March 16, 7 p.m.
    "Beer and Benedictines," presentation by Abbot Matthew, O.S.B. Following the talk Monastic beers and homemade pretzels will be available for sampling. Pub, 21+
  • Tuesday, March 17, 12:30 p.m.
    Abbey Church & Monastery tour
    Meet at entrance to Abbey Church
  • Wednesday, March 18, 12:30 p.m.
    Abbey Church & Monastery tour
    Meet at entrance to Abbey Church
  • Thursday, March 19, 10:30 a.m.
    The Byzantine Chapel at the Abbey Church," presentation by Fr. Patrick Sullivan, O.S.B. Lower church
  • Friday, March 20: Take the Unplug Challenge
    Commit to unplugging: from all technology for an hour, several hours, ½ a day, or all day. Sign the pledge, and experience the value of silence, being present, and contemplation.

Benedictine Heritage Week is co-sponsored by the Council on Being Catholic and Benedictine and the Office of Campus Ministry.

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