The Saint Benedict Society

The Saint Benedict Society recognizes those who have raised Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College to the level of ‘family’ by making Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College part of their estate plans or who have contributed to an endowed fund. 

2015 Society of St. Benedict Celebration

2015 St. Benedict SOCIETY Celebration

Several new members were inducted in July of 2015.

Each year on July 11th, the Feast of Saint Benedict, we induct new members into the Society.  Congratulations to our inaugural members who were part of the Class of 2014!

Become a Member of the St. Benedict Society. 

There are two general ways to qualify for membership in the Society. 

Give Now.  Those who contribute $10,000 or more (even over multiple years) to an endowed fund are recognized through membership in the Saint Benedict Society.  (Please see Endowment link at top of page for more information on endowed funds.)

Give Later.  You can commit now to a future gift. For example, qualify for the St. Benedict Society by naming Saint Joseph Abbey and/or Seminary College in your will or estate plan. Or designate the Abbey and/or Seminary College as the beneficiary of a life insurance policy, investment or banking account, commercial annuity contract, or retirement savings plan. 


For more information, contact:
Victoria White Berger, Executive Director of Institutional Advancement
(985) 867-2235 •

Make a Gift Now.