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) 

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