Membership & Sponsorship

Executive Board

Permanent address:

American Benedictine Academy
Mariterese Woida, OSB
Monastery of St. Benedict
104 Chapel Lane
St. Joseph, MN 56374

Contact Person for memberships, sponsorships and purchasing publications:

Julie A. Ferraro
E-mail: [email protected]

Mailing address:
c/o St. Benedict Monastery
9535 Linton Hall Rd.
Bristow, VA 20136

Academy Membership

Membership is open to any individual interested in the Benedictine heritage and the purposes of the Academy. Annual membership costs $35 for one year and $50 for two years (student membership available for $15 per year).

Benefits of individual membership include:

  • Voting rights in the Academy
  • Eligibility for awards and elections
  • Discounts on convention registration, tapes and publications
  • Opportunity to participate in an ABA Section

Membership Applications for Individuals

Membership renewals are due annually, on or before 1 January.
Print and post individual ABA Membership Form

ABA Student Membership Form

Academy Sponsorship

Sponsorship is open to religious communities, other organizations and individuals who contribute a substantial monetary gift to the Academy annually ($200 or more suggested). Print and post ABA Sponsorship Form

Those who choose to become sponsors recognize the importance of the organization in stewarding and furthering the Benedictine tradition. They provide support for the activities of the academy, especially in its conventions and grants. They also receive information about Academy business meetings and actions.

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