Stories from the Graveyard: Celebrating Norbertines from the Past 2019

St. Norbert Abbey Cemetery

St. Norbert Abbey Cemetery

There are more than 170 gravestones in the cemetery at St. Norbert Abbey. That means there are more than 170 unique stories of gifted members of the Norbertine community in De Pere dating back to 1898. If gravestones could talk, what stories would be heard?

This program will examine the lives of several Norbertine fathers and brothers from the past 120 years in a moving way—literally! Participants will hear the history of the abbey cemetery, but then a procession to the actual grave sites will bring the stories alive. If
gravestones could talk … these actually will!

Please note: dress appropriately for the weather.

  • rain or shine
  • Presenter: Fr. Peter Renard, O. Praem.
  • Cost: Free will offering (suggested donation $5)
  • Registration appreciated

Please note: online registration is appreciated. The registration form can be found below under “Bookings.” Please register for one person at a time. This helps us maintain accurate registration numbers! If you have any questions, please contact the Norbertine Center for Spirituality office at or call 920.337.4315.

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Date(s) - Tuesday May 21, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Norbert Abbey



Bookings are closed for this event. Please contact the Norbertine Center for Spirituality with questions or concerns or to be put on a waiting list: 920.337.4315 or

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