Social Justice & Outreach

June 14, 2022 | Communications Office

Ordination to the Priesthood – Fr. Johnathan Turba

Fr. Johnathan was ordained to the priesthood on Saturday, June 11, 2022 at St. Norbert Abbey in De Pere, WI. On Sunday, June 12, 2022 Fr. Johnathan celebrated his Mass of Thanksgiving surrounded by the Norbertine community, family, and friends.

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May 20, 2022 | Communications Office

Norbertine Center for Spirituality Renovation Project

The Norbertine Center for Spirituality Renovation Starting this summer the Norbertine Center for Spirituality will be undergoing renovations. To kickoff our renovation project we partnered with Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity ReStore and St. Vincent DePaul to donate the furniture from over 30 guest bedrooms.

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April 29, 2022 | Communications Office

A Visit From Our Sisters

Recently Sr. Adriana Gacikova, S. Praem. and Sr. Therese Falcon, S. Praem. from the Congregation of Norbertine Sisters in California visited the abbey. They were in town as part of the 900th Anniversary of the founding of the Norbertine Order. The sisters gave a presentation at St. Norbert College to students, faculty, and the community about the founding of their order and way of life in California.

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November 12, 2021 | Communications Office

Saint Norbert Abbey Welcomes Refugees

As the situation overseas in Afghanistan continues, refugee aid groups are struggling to find housing for the thousands of evacuated refugees. This is also being done during one of the most challenging and expensive housing markets we have seen in years. Often there is a need for temporary housing until a more permanent solution can be secured. St. Norbert Abbey has opened its doors and is housing refugees during this transitional period.

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September 15, 2021 | Communications Office

Saint Norbert Abbey Habitat for Humanity House Build

St. Norbert Abbey and Greater Green Bay Habitat for Humanity are pleased to announce a joint sponsorship to build a house for a local family on the west side of Green Bay. Groundbreaking for the new construction took place in October 2021 with the project to be completed in 2022.

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March 8, 2021 | Communications Office

Norbertine Women in the U.S.

Norbertine convents are branches on the family tree of the Norbertine Order that live according to the inspiration of St. Norbert (1080-1134) and the Rule of St. Augustine. Until 1997, Norbertine sisters and nuns (also known as canonesses) only had convents in Europe. Fortunately, since founding two houses in California, American female Norbertine communities continue to grow in numbers, faith, and spirit.

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