Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary, rooted in the Roman Catholic and Benedictine traditions and the ecumenical and liturgical heritage of Saint John's Abbey, fosters study and prayer in a community of learners. As a community of faith and hope, we, the faculty, staff, and students of Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, worship God and celebrate the life, death, and resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ through the power of the Holy Spirit. As an academic community relying on the wisdom of the same Holy Spirit, we root ourselves in the Christian tradition, and interpret that legacy in light of the Roman Catholic and Benedictine heritage passed on to us by Saint John’s Abbey with its rich theological, liturgical and ecumenical history. We commit ourselves to academic, spiritual, pastoral, and professional formation so we might serve the church in lay and ordained ministry and thus use our diverse gifts for the transformation of our world.

Areas of study offered
Graduate degrees

Liturgical Music (SJU), MA
Theological Studies (SJU), MTS
Ministry (SJU), MAM
Divinity (SJU), MDiv
Divinity (SJU), MDiv Priesthood
Master of Theology (SJU), ThM

Graduate certificates

Certificate in Spiritual Direction

I chose the Saint John's School of Theology because of the Benedictine values that are embodied within the daily life of the many who live and study in the beautiful grounds that make up Collegeville, Minn. Specifically, the hospitality that the Benedictines take very seriously as well as the need for justice and living in community.


Cindy Gonzalez '19

Contact Information

College of Saint Benedict & Saint John's University

Saint John's School of Theology and Seminary
2966 Saint John’s Road P.O. Box 7288
Collegeville, MN56321
United States

Other Student paths

Traditional undergraduate

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