Monastic Committee


Rev. Richard Thell, O.S.B. (Chair)
Bro. August Schaefer, O.S.B. (Vice Chair)



To act as a liaison between the monastic community and the Board of Directors.




  • To report to the Board on additional apostolic activities of the monks and the monastic community.

  • To keep the monastic community up to date on the activities of the Board of Directors.

  • To provide direct feedback from the monastic community as it relates to the mission of the School.

  • To provide oversight of all Board of Directors' activities to ensure they are consistent with the Rule of St. Benedict.