At midnight Nov. 14, 330 donors had given $42,445 online to the St. Benedict’s Monastery. In addition, a group of donors pooled their gifts to form matching grants equaling $32,385 for a grand total of $74,830. “The monastery is so grateful to you for your generosity,” said Sister Gen Maiers, OSB. “Thank you! For more than 150 years, St/ Benedict’s Monastery has been a place of prayer and service to the community. Thank you for joining us in our ministry.”
ents, the annual concerts promise festive holiday music and entertainment inspired by a bygone era. Performance times are as follows: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Dec. 6 and 7, and 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8.A meal prepared by Bello Cucina will be available at an additional cost. Dinners will be served in the lower level of Assumption Church 90 minutes prior to each performance. Tickets may be purchased online at tickets.umn.edu or by phone at 320-589-6077.