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Why Study Theology?

walking a path of discernment

Reasons to Study Theology

These videos will give you a sense of life at Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary.

Why Study Theology?
St. Anselm defines theology as "faith seeking understanding." Do you seek to understand God more deeply, explore God's call for you, and grow in your faith? Learn more as some students explain why they're studying theology.
Why Saint John's?

Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary is a rich and diverse learning community in the Benedictine tradition, where students receive strong support for their academic and spiritual development. Watch to see if Saint John's could be right for you.

Is it Affordable?

Financial concerns should never keep a student from pursuing graduate study. Find out what Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary could do to help you afford graduate theological education.


"If you have not been to Saint John's, go there.

It is an oasis for the spiritual life, for learning, for culture,

for ecumenism and for hospitality."

Monsignor Jerome Boxleitner

President Emeritus, Catholic Charities of Minneapolis/St. Paul