Here are brief profiles of some members of the Saint Meinrad
Fr. Anthony Vinson, OSB
Title: Director of Pastoral Formation and Parish Priest
Professed: August 6, 2001
Prior Work/Life Experience: I was a university student up until the time I joined the monastery.
- BS in public relations from Northwest Missouri State
- MA Catholic Thought and Life, Saint Meinrad School of
- MDiv Saint Meinrad School of Theology;
Work in the Monastery:
Administrator St. Meinrad (St. Meinrad) and St. Boniface
(Fulda) Parishes; Director of Pastoral Formation at Saint
Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology; Assistant Monastery
Vocations Director; Wood Chop Committee; Apiarist
I enjoy reading books by Tom Brown Jr., spending time outdoors,
traveling, working in re-forestation efforts, serving the
underprivileged in the local area, beekeeping, studying and
presenting in the areas of leadership development and parliamentary
procedure, and riding my bike.
Witnessing my first solemn monastic profession and my first
Christmas in the monastery.
What Attracted Me to Monastic Life:
I was attracted to the rhythm found in monastic life and the
opportunity to live and pray with others. Also, having the
occasion to live life congruent to the liturgical life set by the