Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

Guidelines for Contributors

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Echoes from the Bell Tower is seeking contributors in the areas of Christian faith, spirtuality, Benedictine values, and everyday events. We are looking for writers whose stories, thoughts, and ideas can help to highlight the mission and vision that ring out from the bell towers on this hill in southern Indiana.

Submissions generally run no longer than 1,200 words. Saint Meinrad staff will manage blog posts and review them for formatting, grammar and spelling before they are published and reserves the right to remove content and links deemed inappropriate. Feel free to review our content before submitting to improve your piece's chances of publication.

If your piece is published and you would like to submit a photo for our contributors page, please follow these guidelines:

  • Your portrait must be a clear image of you (not blurry, grainy or fuzzy) against a plain background.
  • The photo must be a vertical head and shoulders shot of you and only you.
  • The portrait should be in color, with no harsh shadows or bright reflections in glasses. It should be no smaller than 2 inches by 3 inches or 600 pixels at 72 DPI resolution. 
  • The photo should be a jpeg or tiff.

To submit your contribution, please email your submission along with a photo and brief bio, including the town and state where you live, to