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St John Abbey, Collegeville

St John Abbey, Collegeville

Collegeville, Stearns County, Minnesota, US

Roman Catholic (Benedictine) Abbey and University


1888: First Abbey Church completed (now the “Great Hall”)

1909: Interior renovation of first Abbey Church

1933: Interior Renovation of First Abbey Church

1953–1961: Abbey Church design and construction

24 August 1961: Consecration of Abbey Church

1966: Alcuin Library built


Brother Clement Frischauf: Beuronese apse murals in first abbey church (1933)

Abbot Baldwin Dworschak: Abbot during design and construction of Abbey Church

Marcel Breuer: Architect, Abbey Church, Alcuin Library, other campus buildings

McGough Constrution: contractor, Abbey Church

Frank Kacmarcik: Liturgical Coordinator, Abbey Church

Bronislaw Bak: Stained Glass, north window wall of Abbey Church

Doris Caeser: Sculptor, St John the Baptist in baptistry

Leonard Baskin, Jean Lambert-Rucki, Joseph O’Connell, et. al.: sculptors, Crucifixes and saints for crypt chapels

Josef Albers: White Cross window in the abbot’s private chapel

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Taken on June 6, 2015