Dan Morgan is a Benedictine monk of Collegeville, MN and a student in the MA Higher Education Administration program at the School of Leadership and Education Sciences. Dan is currently working on an independent study course in East Africa, in Kenya and Tanzania. His goal is to learn more about how volunteers and the host communities make meaning of their service experience. Dan is still in the process of conducting his research, but wanted to share his experience from three sites with the USD community.
The Association of Lutheran Church Musicians wished to worship jointly with Catholics in 2017, the anniversary year of the Reformation. And so it came to be, during their convention this past week in Minneapolis, that they made a pilgrimage to Saint John’s Abbey Wednesday for Evening Prayer with the monks and other guests.
A publishing first, the Wisdom Commentary series provides scholarly, feminist interpretation of every book of the Bible, and not just the text that mentions women. The series analyzes and develops how a text “is heard” by today’s readers in a way that is faithful to the ancient context. The Wisdom Commentary series addresses not only gender but also power, authority, ethnicity, race, and class. The goal? A close connection to God for all.
Liturgical Press Earns Top Spot for 2nd Year in a Row Among Book Publishers at the 2017 Catholic Press Awards
Liturgical Press is honored to be the publisher of eighteen award winners in the Catholic Press Association 2017 Book Awards. Taking home twenty-three awards in all, including five for Give Us This Day, the daily prayer periodical for today’s Catholic, Liturgical Press received the most awards, and the most first-place awards (six in total), of any book publisher in the annual award competition.
On your last day of work, you take a hike from your job. On his last day of work, Tom Kroll took a hike — literally. Tom Kroll works in the woodsKroll retired from his job as land manager of Saint John’s Abbey Arboretum and program director of Saint John’s Outdoor University May 1 with an eight-mile hike from SJU President Michael Hemesath’s residence in Collegeville Township to CSB President Mary Dana Hinton’s home in St. Joseph.