Abbot Elijah Owens, OSB

Abbot: Subiaco Abbey - Subiaco

Subiaco Abbey, Subiaco

The Benedictines (OSB) serving in Arkansas are a community of monks serving God by prayer and work in the tradition of the Swiss-American Congregation. Their abbey is located in Subiaco. In fidelity to that Benedictine tradition they proclaim the Gospel through monastic and private prayer, hospitality, retreats and spiritual direction, education, parish, diocesan and special ministries. For more information, visit Subiaco Abbey.

Birthday: June 14

Ordination: May 13, 1995

Solemn Profession at Subiaco Abbey: Aug. 11, 2014

Eighth Abbot of Subiaco Abbey: July 7, 2022 to present