Saint Meinrad Archabbey

A catholic monastery devoted to the teachings of St. Benedict

Monk Profiles

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Here are brief profiles of some members of the Saint Meinrad monastic community.

Fr. Paul Nord, OSB

Monk-Senior

Head shot of Fr. Paul Nord, OSBTitle: Student
Born: 1975
Professed: August 6, 2003
Prior Work/Life Experience: I worked as a Chemical Engineer / Project Engineer for four years in Terre Haute (IN) and Chicago.

Education History:

  • 1997 - B.S. Chemical Engineering - Rose-Hulman Inst. of Technology (Terre Haute, IN
  • 2001 - M.A. Catholic Thought & Life - Saint Meinrad School of Theology
  • 2005 - M.Div. - Saint Meinrad School of Theology

Work in the Monastery: 
Associate Director (2005-07), then Acting Director (2007-08) of Supervised Ministry - School of Theology

Other Interests:
Reading, sports

Favorite Memory:
Sign of peace at Solemn Profession, and every monastic funeral

What Attracted Me to Monastic Life: 
Community, call to conversion, the School of Theology