Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Justice

"To strive for peace on all levels: with self, others, and God."  R.B. Prologue


Benedictine Perspectives on DEIJ Lunchtime Conversations

In the last year, the Benedictine Institute has sponsored a number of talks aimed at exploring Benedictine perspectives on diversity, equity, inclusion, and justice (DEIJ). Now we want to hear from you. Join the Benedictine Institute for lunch and conversation on how the Benedictine tradition can guide DEIJ efforts on campus. Check out the introductory video below to learn more. There is no fee to attend, and lunch will be provided by the Benedictine Institute. Space is limited, so register soon.

Benedictine Perspectives on DEIJ Introductory Video

Choose one of the following sessions to register:
Tuesday, March 21st from 11:30-12:30 p.m. at SJU
Wednesday, March 22nd from 11:45-12:45 p.m. at CSB



Benedictine Perspectives on DEIJ:
1. Always we begin again! From right answers to cultural humility by Donelle Poling

2. Navigating Spiritual Bypass when Talking about Oppression: Leaning into the Benedictine Values by Cindy Gonzalez

2. DEIJ as Spiritual and Communal Practice by Nicholas Tangen

3. The Benedictine Demand to Live in Right Relationship with Our God, Community and Planet by Eric LeCompte

4. DEIJ Panel Discussion Cindy Gonzalez, Nicholas Tangen, and Eric LeCompte with moderator Jessie Bazan

Other Texts Related to DEIJ

Mission of Hospitality by Nickolas Kleespie, O.S.B., appeared in the Spring 2022 Abbey Banner.  Copyright © 2022 by Order of Saint Benedict, Collegeville, Minnesota.

Practicing Benedictine Values to Create an Inclusive Learning Environment by Jonathan Nash

Pray, study, and work: Benedictine ideas for discerning anti-racism by Jessie Bazan