Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church

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    Saint Meinrad guides each student through an exploration of his own unique vocation.

    Fr. Jeff Dufresne studied for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis and was ordained in June, 2018.

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    Deacons have a ministry of charity, but we also have the ministry of Word and the ministry of liturgy.

    Deacon Stephen Hodges was ordained in 2008 and serves at SS. Peter & Paul Cathedral in Indianapolis, IN.

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    I loved teaching music, but I wanted to still grow in my faith and knowledge.

    Meredith Elam received a Master of Arts (Pastoral Theology).

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    Rachel is working to develop a program of physician formation focused on pastoral and spiritual skills.

    Rachel Forbes Kaufmann earned a Master of Arts in Theology in 2014, and a Certificate in Reflective Practices.

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    The Institute for Priests and Presbyterates aims to help priests sharpen their skills for more effective ministry.

    Fr. Daniel Bedel, a priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis, is a past workshop participant in the Institute for Priests and Presbyterates.

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    Even when we are miles apart, we always know we have the Eucharist uniting us.

    Katie Dinkel has worked as an intern for the "One Bread, One Cup" program since 2010 and was the intern conference director in 2014.

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Our grounds in the Fall. We give thanks for nature in all of its color and splendor.

Our grounds in the Fall. We give thanks for nature in all of its color and splendor.
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On September 22, 2018, oblations and investitures were held.

On September 22, 2018, oblations and investitures were held.
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The annual On the Hill 5K was held on Saturday, September 15, 2018.

The annual On the Hill 5K was held on Saturday, September 15, 2018.
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Br. Lorenzo Penalosa, OSB professed solemn vows on August 15, 2018.

Br. Lorenzo Penalosa, OSB professed solemn vows on August 15, 2018.
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Fr. Peduru Fonseka, OSB, was ordained a priest on Saturday, August 11, 2018.

Fr. Peduru Fonseka, OSB, was ordained a priest on Saturday, August 11, 2018.
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Photos of Saint Meinrad can also be purchased as prints.

Photos of Saint Meinrad can also be purchased as prints.
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