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Grow knowledge, wisdom and understanding with renowned theologians.

Welcome to one of the most respected graduate programs in theology in North America, offered in one of the most inspiring, contemplative locations on earth.

There is no other place like it.

We are here to inspire God’s people to seek truth, pursue wisdom and serve others together. We invite you to join us in discernment, growth, learning and prayer.



    Farewell to William Cahoy, Ph.D.. Dean Emeritus

    Bill Cahoy has made his mark on the School of Theology and Seminary as a skilled administrator and outstanding teacher.  Bill came to the SOT/Sem in 1990 from Saint Mary’s University in Winona where he had taught for nine years after completing his PhD studies at Yale University.  Bill has been a core member of our systematics faculty for the past three decades where his course in Christology has won rave reviews from students.



    Welcome Dr. Michael Rubbelke

    Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary is pleased to announce the appointment of Michael Rubbelke as Assistant Professor of Spirituality and Monastic Studies.

    Van Ness Retirement

    Becky not only promoted the spiritual growth of her students but also shaped the distinctive Benedictine character of the SOT/Sem program in spiritual direction. We wish her abundant blessings in her retirement.

    Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary receives Lilly Grant

    Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary receives a grant of $1 million from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish "Bridge Builders for a Thriving Mission: Co-Responsibility in the Changing Context of Congregational Life."

    Saint John’s Abbey Live-stream

    In response to recommendations limiting public gatherings, Saint John’s Abbey will live-stream Mass daily from the Abbey Church. Please join us online for the celebration of the Mass weekdays at 5:00 pm, Saturdays at 11:30 am, and Sundays at 10:30 am.

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