Our Community

Brother James Dowd Prior

Brother James Dowd
Prior

Brother James Dowd, Prior of The Benedictine Way, has been a monk for many years. Before serving in Nebraska, he served at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY and at Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery in Grahamstown, South Africa. Brother James is passionate about exploring the intersection of the quest for Christian social justice and the contemplative life. Before his years in monastic life, Brother James had a career in theater and television.

Brother Jerry Thompson Novice

Brother Jerry Thompson
Novice

Before coming to Incarnation Monastery, our new novice, Brother Jerry Thompson, served as a priest in parishes in Ohio, Indiana, and Nebraska, including at Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis as Canon for Liturgy, Formation and Stewardship. Most recently Brother Jerry spent fourteen years as Rector of St. Mark’s on the Campus in Lincoln. In addition to his formation as a monk through Incarnation, he also is serving part-time as Priest-in-Charge at St. James in Fremont. A native of Ohio, Brother Jerry was married for 35 years and has two children, a son who is deceased and a daughter who lives in Lincoln.

Abigail Zimmerman Residential Oblate

Abigail Zimmerman
Residential Oblate

Beau Mohon Benedictine Service Corps

Beau Mohon
Benedictine Service Corps

Robyn Bruneau Residential Oblate

Robyn Bruneau
Residential Oblate

Victoria Sparkman Benedictine Service Corps

Victoria Sparkman
Benedictine Service Corps

Phil Bruneau Residential Oblate

Phil Bruneau
Residential Oblate

Anne Hebert Non-residential Oblate

Anne Hebert
Non-residential Oblate

Gage Woodyard Benedictine Service Corps

Gage Woodyard
Benedictine Service Corps

The Reverend Jeffrey Nelson Non-residential Oblate

The Reverend Jeffrey Nelson
Non-residential Oblate

The Reverend Catherine Scott Non-residential Oblate

The Reverend Catherine Scott
Non-residential Oblate

John Joseph Ybay Non-residential Oblate

John Joseph Ybay
Non-residential Oblate

 

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We are a Benedictine community in the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska…

The Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska is among the fastest growing dioceses in the United States and is characterized by a diverse and very active laity, an energetic clergy, and dynamic leadership. We are dedicated to gathering in community to worship God, to love one another, and to serve the poor, lonely, sick, and marginalized.