Monastery News Page
February 24, 2024


May Fr. Mike Rest in Peace!

     Father Michael Green, a senior monk/priest and former Prior of our community at St. Benedict Monastery passed away on the morning of Wednesday, February 21st due to complications from Alzheimer’s disease.  With him during his final moments at Trinity/St. Joseph Hospital in Pontiac was his sister, Mary Catherine.  Please pray for the repose of his soul and comfort for his family and fellow monks!

     Visitation will take place on Tuesday. February 27, 2024 at our chapel at St. Benedict Monastery from 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Funeral Mass will take place Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 11:00 am at St. Joseph Church, 715 N. Lapeer Rd., Lake Orion, MI.  Fr. Mike will lie in state at the church at 10:30 am.