30 gennaio 2022
Dear friends and guests,
today the professed brothers and sisters of the Community, meeting for the annual General Chapter, in the presence of the ecclesiastical guarantor, Bishop Eric Varden of Trondheim and former Trappist abbot of Mount Saint Bernard, and of the Pontifical Delegate Father Amedo Cencini, have held the election of the new prior, as prescribed by our Statutes. We have the great joy of announcing that the choice has fallen on Br Sabino Chialà.
9 January 2022
On 9 January 2022, Sunday after Epiphany, after having been present at the Divine Liturgy in the church of Saint George in Fanar (Istanbul), the prior, br Luciano Manicardi, accompanied by br Sabino Chialà and br Luigi d’Ayala Valva, was received by His Holiness Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomeos at his residence.