Recent News

Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary students, alumni, supporters, faculty, and staff are involved in many different activities and events as part of its mission to serve the Church and the world. This section will provide links to these different stories, blog postings, or other published items about the School of Theology and Seminary.



Faculty sabbatical research empowers good scholarship, good teaching

Dr. Kristin Colberg reflects on sabbatical research and it's importance to good scholarship.

 Alumnae Publication - Jessie Bazan

The Graduate School of Theology and Seminary community congratulates Jessie Bazan M.Div. ’17, Program Associate for the Collegeville Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, on the publication of the book Dear Joan Chittister – Conversations with Women in the Church.

Fall 2019 New Students Enter Emmaus

26 new students entered Emmaus Hall this August, to expand their knowledge and pursue wisdom, while embracing our Benedictine traditions. Learn some of their stories here!

 SOT/Sem Graduate Ordained Bishop in China

Saint John’s Graduate School of Theology and Seminary is excited to share news of 1998 graduate, Anthony Yao Shun, being named as Bishop of Jining Diocese in Inner Mongolia. This ordination is the first to be confirmed by both the Vatican and the Chinese government, made possible by the provisional agreement signed in September 2018 by both the Holy See and China.

Student Spotlight: Tim Martin

Student Tim Martin talks about his experience at the International Medieval Congress at the University of Leeds in England