Notable Alumni in Religion

Fr. Jack Davis '65, SOT '69

Fr. Jack Davis '65, SOT '69
Missionary priest in Chimbote, Peru; 1999 recipient of the Touchstone Award from the National Federation of Priests Councils

Godfrey Diekmann '28, OSB

Godfrey Diekmann '28, OSB
Theology professor; editor of Orate Fratres; peritus at the Second Vatican Council; founder of the International Commission on English in the Liturgy

Robert Flannery

Robert Flannery '69, SOT '73
President, National Catholic Assn. of Diocesan Ecumenical Officers; President, National Assn. of Diaconate Directors

Roger Gries

Roger Gries '59, OSB
Auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland; former abbot of St. Andrew's Abbey (Ohio) 

 Rev. Michael Izen '89 
Auxiliary bishop of the Diocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

Kilian McDonnell

Kilian McDonnell '51, OSB
Founder and past president, Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research (now Collegeville Institute), Collegeville, MN; theology professor; poet

Virgil Michel

Virgil Michel '19, OSB
Founder of the Liturgical Movement in the U.S.; philosopher; theologian; liturgist; founder and editor of Orate Fratres; social ethicist; author

Jerome Theisen

Jerome Theisen '54, OSB
Eighth abbot of Saint John's Abbey; abbot primate of the Benedictine Confederation; theology professor