On This Date…
On November 13, 1893 Abbot Bernard Pennings, O.Praem., the founder of Archmere, and two Norbertine companions, arrived in New Jersey by boat from Holland; 23 other Dutch Norbertines would later come to America as missionaries in Wisconsin.
On November 13, 1963 Daylesford Priory was established as an independent Norbertine community; the Norbertines of Daylesford sponsor Archmere.
On November 13, 2006 ground was broken at Archmere for the Student Life Center; it was dedicated on October 12, 2007.
On November 13, 2016, today, Archmere welcomed prospective students and their families to the Annual Fall Open House. Mrs. Lightcap said of the day, “Amazed. Inspired. Grateful.” We continue to “walk in unity of mind and heart intent on God.”
– Father McLaughlin