Monday, June 10, 2002

Breaking News:

Mo. Abbey Gunman Kills 2 Monks, Self

Evidently the gunman was 71 and one monk was in his 80's, the other in his 60's. Very sad, please pray for all.


The two monks killed were Brother Damian Larson, who was known as "the weather monk," and Father Philip Schuster. Larson posted daily weather information on the abbey's Web site. Schuster was in semi-retirement and was formerly a chaplain at St. Francis Hospital in Maryville, sources at the abbey told the Post-Dispatch.