February Information Forum

This morning we gathered for our monthly Information Forum to share news about personal items and the goings-on within the monastery, the region, and the Order.  This month’s information included a prospectus of ongoing formation topics and upcoming speakers, an update on our land stewardship efforts with regard to crop rotation and property lines, the initial proposals for safety and sanitary updates to several common areas last renovated in the 1950s, and the progress on the church ceiling repair.

about Information Forum

The purpose of the Information Forum is to provide an opportunity for brothers publicly to give information or news about themselves or their departments and areas of responsibility that will be of interest to the community or important for the brothers to know.

The Information Forum is a response to:

Constitution 16 of the Order, “Active Participation of the Brothers: the brothers are called to mutual care, mutual co-operation, and mutual obedience. … The abbot and the officials are to communicate to the brothers what concerns all and readily accept their desires and suggestions” (16.2,4).
Priority One of the Transition Process 2012: “Whatever we do, we need to do it together in the community as a whole.”

Author: New Melleray

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