• 31 Dec

    Saint John’s Prep faculty ranked as #2 on the list of best private high school teachers in Minnesota

    Saint John’s Prep is proud to announce the school’s faculty has been ranked as #2 on the list of the best private high school teachers in Minnesota. The ranking comes from Niche.com and is a comprehensive assessment of the quality of the teachers at private high schools in Minnesota. The ranking was supported by surveys of students and parents.

  • 31 Dec

    Nature for the Nation

    Set among the striking natural surroundings of the Saint John's Abbey Arboretum, Nature for the Nation is a unique theater experience that is performed outdoors as a "walking play." In this extraordinary, family-friendly experience, actors take the audience on a journey through the rolling, grassy expanses of the Abbey Arboretum as scenes unfold around them. Rich choral arrangements and live music are woven into this celebration of storytelling, spirit and nature.

  • 31 Dec

    Saint John's Prep Names New Vice President of Advancement

    Mr. Miller will join the staff of Saint John's Prep on Friday, July 31. He will lead the admissions, marketing and development departments for Saint John's Preparatory School. Mr. Miller joins Saint John's Prep more than 14 years of experience in education and educational advancement.

  • 31 Dec

    Give Us This Day Received Five Awards from the Catholic Press Association

    We are pleased and humbled to share the news that Give Us This Day recently received five awards from the Catholic Press Association, including first place for General Excellence: Prayer and Spirituality Magazines. Described as having an overall “comforting feel,” our reflections are acclaimed by the judges as “brief and conversational, with gentle advice.” Liturgical Press also received fifteen book awards including first place awards for Liturgy, Pastoral Ministry, and Professional Books.

  • 31 Dec

    The Episcopal House of Prayer Wins the AIA Minnesota 25 Year Award

    Episcopal House of Prayer in Collegeville has aged gracefully. And it has an award to prove it. The iconic retreat on the campus of Saint John’s Abbey and University is the winner of the 2015 AIA Minnesota 25 Year Award, which recognizes an “exemplary architectural project that has withstood the test of time,” according to AIA Minnesota.

  • 31 Dec

    The Pope Francis House and Saint John's Abbey

    Challenged by an anonymous donor calling for the local Catholic community to “collectively contribute their time, talent and treasures to the project to achieve a true partnership for the Pope Francis Home Building Project,” Br. Joe Schneeweis, OSB from Saint John’s Abbey has joined with local parishes and community members in partnership with the Central Minnesota Habitat for Humanity’s “Apostles Build” project.

  • 31 Dec

    Saint John’s Abbey receives Getty Foundation grant to support Abbey and University Church

    Saint John's Abbey received a $150,000 Getty Foundation Planning Grant that will assist the abbey in drawing a comprehensive plan for the restoration, preservation and maintenance/upkeep of the Abbey and University Church. The Getty Foundation in Los Angeles announced on June 24 this second series of grants for exemplary 20th century buildings as part of its "Keeping It Modern" initiative. The latest grants are for 14 projects in eight countries.