After a nationwide search, Saint John’s Preparatory School in Collegeville, Minn., is proud to announce Jon McGee as its next head of school. McGee, who currently serves as the vice president for planning and strategy at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University (CSB/SJU), will take office on July 1. He will be the first lay leader of the school following 29 monastic members of Saint John’s Abbey who have successively led the school since its founding in 1857.
Saint John’s Abbey announces The 2019 - 2020 Chapter of The Saint John’s Abbey Benedictine Volunteer Corps
This is the largest BVC that The Abbey has sent out in the program’s 16 years. The 26 men will serve on 5 continents, at 13 monasteries, in 12 countries, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
The First International Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Nuns Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue of the Holy See, in collaboration with Fo Guang Shan Buddhist Monastery, the Association of the Major Superiors of Religious Women in Taiwan, and Dialogue Interreligieux Monastique·Monastic Interreligious Dialogue (DIM·MID) has organized the First International Buddhist-Christian Dialogue for Nuns, which will take place at Fo Guang Shan, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, from October 13-20, 2018. The main theme of the conference is “Contemplative Action and Active Contemplation: Buddhist and Christian Nuns in Dialogue.”