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The American Benedictine Academy

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Founded 1947, the ABA is a non-profit association whose purpose is to cultivate, support and transmit the Benedictine heritage within contemporary culture.

Convention 2014: Benedictine Monasticism: The Past Receiving the Future, July 24-27, Conception Abbey, Missouri.




Junior Essay


Monastic Studies Grant



Membership and Sponsorship
Member Directories
Sponsorship Application

Board Members
Section Heads
Presidents since 1947

Permanent address:

American Benedictine Academy
Saint Benedict's Monastery
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Contact Person
for memberships and sponsorships:

Elizabeth Carrillo OSB
ABA Executive Secretary
4220 Mercier St.
Kansas City, MO 64111


ABA Convention Proceedings

The cost of the printed Proceedings is $10 ($15 non-members) while copies last. Copies can be ordered from the Academy's Executive Secretary at the address given below. Checks should be made to "The American Benedictine Academy" and should accompany the order. The price includes postage and handling.

All printed Proceedings of the American Benedictine Academy conventions have been sold. Since 2002, the Proceedings are available online. at this website.


Academic Programs and Funding for Monastics
Association of Benedictine Colleges and Universities

OSB Index | General OSB Information
OSB Academic Institutions



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