Fr. Guerric Heckel

Fr. Guerric has been a monk at Mepkin Abbey for the past 21 years where he has served as infirmarian caring for the sick and elderly monks, director of the gardens, store manager and currently serves as the Monastic Guest Director, Director of the Annual Mepkin Abbey Creche Festival and The St. Francis Retreat Center. He served as a hospital chaplain for 11 years and had been a parish priest for 28 years in Richmond, VA before coming to Mepkin Abbey.