From June 1 to June 15, Saint Vincent Archabbey will host the Generation Life team for their annual Retreat
Generation Life is a movement of young people committed to building up a Culture of Life by educating their peers on the Pro-Life and Chastity messages and developing new leaders for the Pro-Life movement. Only by spreading the message of Chastity can abortion be ended at its root cause.
Generation Life Home Page: http://www.generationlife.org/
After his wonderful performance in the Archabbey Basilica, Yo Yo Ma invited the monks of Saint Vincent to join him in singing the Benedictine Ulitma. The Ultima is a traditional hymn that has been sung by monks for centuries. A song which request's the Blessed Mother's intercession for a happy death, the Ultima is sung by monks on Festive occasions, at the end of each day after Night Prayer, and at the conclusion of a funeral. To watch Yo Yo Ma accompany the Ultima, watch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7ovccAA6hE
At Saint Vincent, the text is sung in three languages Latin, German and English: