Elders of the Benedictines:
A Portrait and Interview Project
Father Theodore Heck, O.S.B., b. 1901
Q: What have been your primary duties within the order?
A: In 1987 I quit teaching but I haven't quit learning. I still help students and also help occasionally in parishes and the infirmary. I have set myself up with a reading program where I read so much history, so much science, so much religion a day. To date, I have read 1956 books. I write a little summary of each book and keep it in my records.