Cardinal Gregory celebrates the Feast of Saint Benedict with St. Anselm’s Abbey School

The boys of St. Anselm’s Abbey School in Washington, D.C., filed into the school’s theater to attend Mass. The students were a spectrum of colors as they donned blazers in blue, burgundy, and brown, with oxfords in varied colors and patterns, as well as assorted ties and bow ties. Cardinal Wilton Gregory celebrated the Mass for the Feast of Saint Benedict on March 22 along with Father Anthony Giampietro, a priest of the Congregation of St. Basil who serves as the school’s president; Abbot James Wiseman of St. Anselm’s Abbey, Benedictine Father Samuel Springuel, and Msgr. James Watkins, the pastor of St. Ann’s Parish in Washington and a 1979 graduate of St. Anselm’s Abbey School. Benedictine Deacon Ignacio Gonzalez assisted at the Mass.

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