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 […]

Habemus Papam: One Year Later

It is hard to believe that it was one year ago when white spoke came from the chimney of the Sistine Chapel and the bells were ringing.  I was finishing my last year of theology studies at St. Vincent Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania.  I recall going to swim laps in their indoor pool, and returning […]