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Benedictine Father Theodore HeckFather Theodore Heck, the world's oldest Benedictine monk, has died at the age of 108.

Father Heck was born in Iowa in 1901. According to a statement released by Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 

He entered the novitiate in 1922, professed his simple vows on September 8, 1923, and was ordained to the priesthood on May 21, 1929. He would have celebrated his 80th anniversary as a priest next month.

Father Heck was rector of the School of Theology at Saint Meinrad Archabbey from 1956 to 1966.

Read a brief biography of Father Heck's life here.

See a slide show with images from his life here.

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