Medical ethics workshop planned for April

Thursday April 20 - Friday April 21

Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology

A workshop on medical ethics will be held on April 20-21, 2023, at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad, IN.

Fr. Mark O’Keefe, OSB, will lead the workshop on “Introduction to Medical Ethics.” Participants can join the noncredit workshop for $100 or pay the $607 fee to earn one credit (additional coursework is required).

This workshop will provide an overview of moral issues that frequently arise in clinical settings. After a review of foundational theological and moral principles, we will examine and discuss topics such as informed consent, advance directives, withholding and withdrawing medical treatments, artificial nutrition and hydration, and physician-assisted suicide.

Fr. Mark served as president-rector of Saint Meinrad School of Theology from 1996 to 2008. Currently, he teaches moral theology in the Seminary and School of Theology He also is a consultant on medical ethics, as well as an author and the chaplain in residence at the Carmelite Monastery in Terre Haute, IN.

For more information and to register, visit or call the Office of Continuing Formation at 812-357-6341.