Benedictine and St. Procopius Abbey invite the public to “Lent at the Abbey”
February 25, 2013
Lisle, Illinois ~ Benedictine University and St. Procopius Abbey invite the public to attend "Lent at the Abbey" from 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 9.
Speakers will include Fr. Becket Franks, O.S.B., of St. Procopius Abbey, and Christine M. Fletcher, Ph.D., assistant professor in the Department of Theology and Religious Studies at Benedictine University.
The schedule includes arrival and coffee, lauds, a morning prayer, readings, the Sacrament of Reconciliation, Mass, lunch in the monastic refectory, a reflection, and a closing prayer and blessing. Space is limited to 60 participants. To reserve a place for the day and to help the Abbey plan for catering, please contact Fr. Becket at (630) 829-9253 or email@example.com. Registration closes on Saturday, March 2.
There is no fee, but a free-will offering will be taken.
Benedictine University is an independent Roman Catholic institution located in Lisle, Illinois just 25 miles west of Chicago. Founded in 1887, Benedictine provides 55 undergraduate majors, 15 graduate and four doctoral programs. Benedictine University is ranked No.1 among the country’s fastest-growing campuses between 2000-2010 in the Chronicle of Higher Education’s list of private nonprofit research institutions, and Forbes magazine named Benedictine among “America’s Top Colleges” for the second consecutive year in 2012. Benedictine University’s Master of Business Administration (M.B.A.) program is listed by Crain’s Chicago Business as the fifth largest in the Chicago area in 2012.