Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Alumni Obituaries

Fr. M. Bartholomew Gottemoller, OCSO

Father Bartholomew Gottemoller, OCSO, was born in 1914 in Indianapolis (USA). He entered Gethsemani in 1934 and made his solemn profession in 1939. He was ordained a priest in 1942. He was a founder of Holy Trinity Abbey in 1947. Father was 92 years old, had been in monastic vows for 71 years and 65 years a priest when the Lord called him.Information obtained from