On March 21st, the solemnity of St Benedict, the first Cuban monks has made his temporal vows at Havanna. Bro Sebastian (40) was born in the capital. During the next three years he will continue to undergo theological and practical formation, and already assume some responsibilities in the monastic community.
The monastery at Havanna was etablished in 2008. Currently the community consists of four confreres. It is still based in temporary quarters in the Vedado part of the capital. The construction of the future monastery, a farm and guest house is being prepared at San José de las Lajas, 35 km southeast of the Havanna.