Future Abbot Xavier (right) serving a May Procession in 1970 with Fr. Leonard Feeney (center) and the future Father Peter.
Father Xavier was ordained to the priesthood by Pope John Paul II in Saint Peter's Basilica.
Father Xavier blessing his parents, Tom and Nancy Connelly, at Santa Sabina after his First Mass.
Father Xavier's Roman education prepared him for just about any-thing, including fixing washing machines.
St. Benedict Abbey