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Join others for conversation as we come together as the Body of Christ.


Topic: All are welcome, but are we really welcoming all?

Speaker: Father Efrain Rosado, OSB

Fr. Efrain is a Benedictine monk and priest of Saint John’s Abbey.  He joined a Catholic Benedictine Abbey in Mexico in 2002 and in 2011 he transferred to St. John’s Abbey. Fr. Efrain has a history of teaching math and theology in high school, working with Campus Ministry for St. John’s Preparatory School, and parish ministry.  After his ordination in 2017 Fr. Efrain became the Coordinator of Intercultural Formation of the School of Theology of Saint John’s University.  In this role he teaches courses for the formation of Lay Ecclesial Ministers and Permanent Deacons, especially for the students of the Emmaus Institute of the Diocese of St. Cloud.   He is also the Director of “Casa San Benito”, the Latino Ministries office of St. John’s Abbey. Fr. Efrain has a bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering in a Mexican College, and a Master’s Degrees in Monastic Studies and Divinity from St. John’s University, Collegeville.

This event will be offered virtually.


Following a short presentation from Fr. Efrain, participants will choose a virtual breakout room for discussion based on the options below.

  • Learning to understand our differences:What should intercultural formation look like?
  • Talking about the tough stuff: How are we addressing the big things affecting our communities and our world?
  • Beyond the norm: Doing interfaith work right

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Find all 2021 Regional Ministry Gathering events at www.stcdio.org/RMG2021



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