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. Vincent Tobin, OSB

Monk-Senior

Head shot of Fr. Vincent Tobin, OSBTitle: Director, Archabbey Guest House
Current Assignment: Director, Archabbey Guest House
Professed Date: July 31, 1954

Education History:

  • 1959 BA Saint Meinrad College
  • 1960 STB Catholic University of America
  • 1965 MA St. Louis University
  • 1974 MDiv Saint Meinrad School of Theology
  • 1979 STL Gregorian Rome/Institute of Spirituality

Other Interests: Biblical Studies, English Literature, Classical Music

Teaching Experience:

  • Saint Meinrad High School/College, 1960-1986, Latin, English, Religion
  • Sant' Anselmo, Rome, 1986-2002, Greek, Latin
  • GregorianUniversity, Rome, 1987-2005, Greek

What Attracted Me to Monastic Life:  The place and its setting, its monks and work, liturgical prayer.