Saint John’s Abbey Volunteer Program

Assignment Description


Position: Researcher/Writer    

Number of persons needed: 2                                           

Department: Cemetery Office

Brief Summary of Assignment: Research and write a biographical sketch featuring a deceased Abbey member for each edition of the Cemetery Newsletter, which is published every 3 months, and for other publications as requested.

Time Commitment: 2-4 hours for each article

Responsibilities: Research obituary files and write a 500 word biographical article featuring a selected monk. The publisher will do final editing.

Skills and Qualifications: Researching and writing skills

Team Leader: Josie Stang

Location, working space, equipment, etc.: Abbey archives and Cemetery Office.  Can work from home if materials are available to be shared electronically.

Any questions: contact Eileen Haeg at 363-3304 or email