Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

Formation and Education for the Life of the Church


Fr. Julian Peters, OSB


Head shot of Fr. Julian Peters, OSBDepartment: Languages
Title: Adjunct Instructor of Liturgical Practice

Education History

  • MSA (University of Notre Dame, 1994)
  • MDiv (Saint Meinrad School of Theology, 1988)
  • BA (Saint Meinrad College, 1982)


Fr. Julian Peters, OSB, a monk and priest of Saint Meinrad Archabbey, is an adjunct instructor in Latin and a formation dean in the seminary. He currently assists in the Monastery Infirmary.

Fr. Julian was born October 29, 1960, in Toledo, OH. He attended both Saint Meinrad College and School of Theology, receiving a bachelor's degree in Classics (Latin) in 1982 and a Master of Divinity in 1988. In 1994, he received a master's degree in non-profit administration from the University of Notre Dame.

He joined the monastery on August 6, 1983, and professed his solemn vows on August 15, 1986. He was ordained on May 7, 1988.

Fr. Julian previously served as secretary to the archabbot, secretary to the council and chapter, master of ceremonies, assistant archivist at Saint Meinrad Archabbey and was a commuting chaplain to Monastery Immaculate Conception in Ferdinand, IN.

Other assignments have included serving as administrator of the Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul in Indianapolis, IN, and director of liturgy for the Archdiocese of Indianapolis.  He has also served as director of alumni relations, assistant to the president-rector and associate dean of formation (college) for Saint Meinrad.