Archbishop Jerome with Pope John Paul II

The post was submitted by Archbishop Jerome Hanus, O.S.B.  Archbishop Jerome is the retired archbishop of Dubuque, Iowa.  He is a monk of Conception Abbey and was elected as Abbot of the monastery in 1977.  In 1987, he was named bishop of St. Cloud, Minnesota.  During his time as Abbot and Bishop, he visited with […]

The Archbishop and the House of Cards

This week Fr. Jon Seda from St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center on the campus of Iowa State in Ames, Iowa, brought four college students with him to stay at the Abbey for the week.  They are on their Spring Break and are experiencing monastic life.  On Monday, they prayed with the monks, met to discuss […]