Here are brief profiles of some members of the Saint Meinrad
Fr. Christian Raab, OSB
Born: January 4, 1975
Professed: February 2, 2005
Prior Work/Life Experience: I was a high school teacher for five years. I also moonlighted as a musician.
- 1997 - BA History and Religious Studies, Indiana
- 2003 - MA Pastoral Studies, Loyola University Chicago
- 2009 - MDiv, Saint Meinrad School of Theology
Work in the Monastery:
Currently I am a fulltime student at the Catholic University of
America. I have had assignments as associate vocation director, and
at the Abbey Press, the Scholar Shop and the Office of Group
I read a lot. I play guitar. I love to walk.
My favorite memories are of the times when I have seen people
change for the better, or of when I have seen relationships be
What Attracted Me to Monastic Life:
Saint Meinrad, with its monastery, seminary and retreat center,
struck me as a place that was giving God to a world that needed
God. I wanted to be part of that.