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On Sunday we invited our donors and benefactors to join us for Mass, a banquet, and an open house and tour of the newly renovated monastery. Many local friends from around the Abbey were also invited to take a look at our new house. The Basilica was completely filled with guests as we extended our hospitality and communicated our gratitude. Thank you!
Above: Guests even fill the north transept for overflow seating.
Below: Abbot Gregory is the principal celebrant and homilist.
Below: Monks were stationed in the various rooms on the first two floors of the monastery to offer information about the rooms.
Above: A tour of the sacristy with all of the accessories out on display.
Below: Br. Maximilian explains what goes on in the sacristy to guests.
Above: A future monk in a few years, perhaps?
Below: Brother Luke welcomes guests in the junior recreation room.
Above: Fr. Norbert walks with a group of guests.