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Saint Procopius    Abbey    Founded 1885       Lisle, ILAbove: Early Classroom at Benedictine University
Stability and Adaptability
TheHoly Rule
The Rise of Monasticism 500                        600                         700                              800       ...
KingMaximilian I Joseph   Of Bavaria
KingLudwig I Of Bavaria
Education and Monasticism
Metten Abbey   Founded 766
Boniface Wimmer   Abraham Lincoln   Charles Darwin
Stability and Adaptability
Early Saint Vincent       1877
PopePius IX1846 - 1878
Saint Vincent’s Brewery      and Gristmill
Saint John’s Abbey    Collegeville, MN     Founded 1856  Left: Illuminated Manuscript by Saint John’s Abbey
Saint Benedict’s Abbey             Atchison, KS            Founded 1857   Above: Monks and Monastery from 1955 Publication...
Saint Mary’s Abbey           Newark, NJ          Founded 1857Above: Community in 1927 with Abbot Bertrand Dolan, O.S.B.
The Civil WarFr. Emmeran Blimmel, O.S.B.First American Catholic Chaplain killed in an American War       Killed during the...
Wimmer’s Formula for           A Successful Foundation                                                     Success!       ...
Young Man with Vocation               The MonasticMonk inApostolate     Circle of Life                                    ...
Stability and AdaptabilityAbbot-Sons of Saint Vincent, ca. 1894. Front Row, L-R: Benedict Menges, Saint Bernard, AL; Leand...
From Benedict to Boniface and Beyond:The Vision and Legacy of Archabbot Boniface Wimmer
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From Benedict to Boniface and Beyond: The Vision and Legacy of Archabbot Boniface Wimmer

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Benedictine Heritage Lecture
Benedictine University
March 7, 2013

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From Benedict to Boniface and Beyond: The Vision and Legacy of Archabbot Boniface Wimmer

  1. 1. Saint Procopius Abbey Founded 1885 Lisle, ILAbove: Early Classroom at Benedictine University
  2. 2. Stability and Adaptability
  3. 3. TheHoly Rule
  4. 4. The Rise of Monasticism 500 600 700 800 742 Saint Boniface 540 590 Apostle to GermanySaint Benedict writes his Pope Saint Gregory I Rule 597 Saint Augustine of Canterbury 766 Founding of Saint Michael’s Abbey Metten, Germany
  5. 5. KingMaximilian I Joseph Of Bavaria
  6. 6. KingLudwig I Of Bavaria
  7. 7. Education and Monasticism
  8. 8. Metten Abbey Founded 766
  9. 9. Boniface Wimmer Abraham Lincoln Charles Darwin
  10. 10. Stability and Adaptability
  11. 11. Early Saint Vincent 1877
  12. 12. PopePius IX1846 - 1878
  13. 13. Saint Vincent’s Brewery and Gristmill
  14. 14. Saint John’s Abbey Collegeville, MN Founded 1856 Left: Illuminated Manuscript by Saint John’s Abbey
  15. 15. Saint Benedict’s Abbey Atchison, KS Founded 1857 Above: Monks and Monastery from 1955 Publication of LIFE
  16. 16. Saint Mary’s Abbey Newark, NJ Founded 1857Above: Community in 1927 with Abbot Bertrand Dolan, O.S.B.
  17. 17. The Civil WarFr. Emmeran Blimmel, O.S.B.First American Catholic Chaplain killed in an American War Killed during the Battle of Jonesboro, Georgia Wednesday, August 31, 1864
  18. 18. Wimmer’s Formula for A Successful Foundation Success! 3. Found a School 2. Start a Parish1. Own the Land
  19. 19. Young Man with Vocation The MonasticMonk inApostolate Circle of Life New Monk in Monastery
  20. 20. Stability and AdaptabilityAbbot-Sons of Saint Vincent, ca. 1894. Front Row, L-R: Benedict Menges, Saint Bernard, AL; Leander Schnerr, Saint Vincent, PA; Leo Haid, Mary Help of Christians, NC;Innocent Wolf, Saint Benedict’s, KS; Hilary Pfraengle, Saint Mary’s, NJ. Back Row, L-R: Nepomucene Jaeger, Saint Procopius, IL; Unidentified Monk; Peter Engel, SaintJohn’s, MN.

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