Inauguration of the academic year 2017-18
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The inauguration of the academic year 2017-18 began with Vespers at 5 p.m. in the Basilica of Sant’Anselmo on Monday, 2 October 2017. Abbot Primate Gregory Polan OSB presided over the ceremony, accompanied by Abbot Presidents Giuseppe Casetta OSB, Michael Kelly OSB, and Guillermo Arboleda Tamayo OSB; Archabbots Korbinian Birnbacher OSB and Tutilo Burger OSB; and Abbots Roberto Dotta OSB and Bernard Lorent OSB.
Download Abbot Primate Gregory’s homily here.
Following Vespers, the new Rector of Sant’Anselmo Ateneo, Prof. Stefano Visintin OSB, gave the opening speech and concluded with the blessing of the academic year 2017-18.
Download Prof. Stefano’s opening speech (IT) here.