May 10, 2023 10:37 am

Dom Hubert Bony, superior ad nutum of Engelszell (Austria) since 2017, offered his resignation which was accepted by the Father Immediate, Dom Dominique-Marie Schoch, abbot of Oelenberg, on May 9th 2023.

On the same date, the Abbot General, with the consent of his Council, at the request of the Father Immediate, in accordance with the Statute for the Accompaniment of Fragile Communities (nn. 10 and 16) suspended the exercise of the autonomy of the community of Engelszell and authorized the Father Immediate to appoint a monastic commissary.

On the same date, Dom Dominique-Marie Schoch, abbot of Oelenberg and Father Immediate of Engelszell, appointed Dom Samuel Lauras, abbot of Novy Dvur (Czech Republic), as monastic commissary of the Abbey of Engelszell.