Oct. 10, 2018
Fr. Edward Mazich, O.S.B., seminary rector, will be the speaker in Saint Vincent College’s fall Series on Aging and Spirituality at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, at the Fred M. Rogers Center on the campus of Saint Vincent College. Fr. Ed will lead a discussion on miracles. This series will explore the ways in which people can prepare meaningfully for the end of life.
Fr. Ed is a Benedictine monk of the Saint Vincent Archabbey. He made his simple profession of vows July 10, 1995, at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica, and his solemn profession of vows on July 11, 1998. He was ordained to the diaconate on April 10, 2000, and to the priesthood on July 14, 2001.
He began serving the Saint Vincent Seminary faculty in 2007, teaching sacred scripture. From 2008 to 2012, Fr. Ed was the assistant director of human formation until he was promoted to director in 2012 and held the position until 2015.
From 2008 to 2015, he served as director of solemnly professed Benedictine and other religious seminarians. He was also appointed novice master of the monastic community from 2009 to 2013. From 2007 to 2010, Fr. Ed served as the president of the Saint Benedict Education Foundation, a foundation that raises funds for international Benedictine University in Rome, Sant’ Anselmo. In 2010, he was named a consultant for the foundation.
Fr. Ed writes a column on Sunday homilies for The Catholic Accent, the Archabbey website, the website of the National Institute for the Renewal of the Priesthood and the newspaper of the First Catholic Slovak Union, Jednota. He also very active in the retreat ministry, and he frequently offers retreats for laity, religious and clergy.
Admission is free and open to the public.
Persons of all ages are welcome to attend and share in the discussion and questions.
Parking for the physically challenged is available at the Fred M. Rogers Center. All participants may park in Parking Area A and enter the Rogers Center at the first-floor entrance.
Reservations are not required. For additional information, phone 724-805-2522.
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