New Monastery to Replace Trailer Park as Monks' Home

June 30, 2001

Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

On June 30, 2001, the St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that "For a year and a half, 25 monks of the Abbey of St. Mary and St. Louis...have lived five men to a five-room trailer in a trailer 'park' on the abbey grounds...Midsummer, the monks will move into a new monastery south of their three-tiered, thin-shell concrete Abbey Church" in St. Louis.