The Benedictine Volunteer Corps

Prayer, Service, and Community Living Worldwide to Transform Lives

Montserrat Abbey
Barcelona, Spain

Saint Mary of Montserrat Abbey in Catalonia-Spain was founded in the 11th century and is pilgrimage site welcoming guests from around the world. In addition to the breathtaking views and architecture of The Basilica, pilgrims are drawn to the miraculous statue of The Black Virgin and the world famous Escolania – the boys’ choir of Montserrat which sings at services daily.

WORK OF THE SJBVC

 

The volunteers at Montserrat work with the staff of the choir school as dorm supervisors, recreation coordinators and English language tutors for the choirboys. 

 

THOSE WHO HAVE SERVED

2011-2012: Andrew Stevens

2013-2014: Colin Merrigan and Stephen Gross

2014-2015: Conall Quinn and Rich Rohlik 

2015-2016: Haydn Ryan and Craig Gemmill

2016-2017: Thomas Friebe and Tanner Rayman