Ecumenism as a Way of Life: The Collegeville Institute January 21, 2014 By Collegeville Institute Leave a Comment In December 2013, the Collegeville Institute was featured in the Saint John’s School of Theology·Seminary publication, Conversatio. Featured below is the introduction to the article, and a link to the full piece (pdf). The School of Theology·Seminary is blest by the rich resources that make the entire campus a place for learning. Among these resources is the Collegeville Institute that lies along the shore of Lake Watab and has become an international gathering place for those interested in the pressing issues of religion, culture, and the well-being of humanity. Its resident scholars share their wisdom with SOT·Sem students formally in their public lectures and informally as they join students for Thursday Convivium. Founded in the mid-1960s as the Institute for Ecumenical and Cultural Research, the Center is a quiet witness to the transformative power when individuals meet individuals in a setting marked by cooperation, deep listening, and mutual building up for the common good. This article captures some of the dynamic character of the Institute, renamed the Collegeville Institute in 2005. Read more » Ecumenism as a Way of Life: The Collegeville Institute Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.