Election of Abbot Gregory Mohrman, O.S.B

Please Pray For Father Gregory Mohrman, O.S.B.


Elected Abbot of Saint Louis Abbey. A native of Saint Louis, Abbot Gregory graduated from Saint Louis Priory School in 1976, and earned his bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979. He received his master’s degree in Theology from Saint John’s University in 1986, and that same year he was ordained to the Priesthood and began teaching at Priory. In 1992 he earned a second master’s degree in English from Middlebury College in Vermont.Throughout his service at Saint Louis Priory School, Abbot Gregory has taught English and Theology. He has served as Headmaster of the School twice, first from 1995 to 2005. He also served as the monastic Prior, Cellarer and Novicemaster. He has served again as the School's Headmaster from 2014-present, and will continue to serve as Headmaster for the time being.

In 2017, he was named Prior Administrator of Portsmouth Abbey in Portsmouth, R.I.

Abbot Gregory is the 3rd Abbot of Saint Louis Abbey, after Abbot Luke Rigby, O.S.B. (1989-1995) and Abbot Thomas Frerking, O.S.B. (1995-2018).

An Abbatial Blessing Mass with Archbishop Robert J. Carlson will be held on Sept. 9, 2018. Details and formal invitations are forthcoming.

Aidan McDermott