Today, September 16, 2021, Collegeville Institute founder Fr. Kilian McDonnell turns 100 years old. To mark this milestone, the Collegeville Institute is establishing The Kilian McDonnell Legacy Circle to recognize benefactors who have thoughtfully and generously included gifts to the Collegeville Institute in their estate plans.
To celebrate Fr. Kilian’s centennial birthday, the Collegeville Institute encourages individuals to:
- Share well wishes, memories, and/or photos directly with Kilian,
- Join The Kilian McDonnell Legacy Circle by making a planned gift, and/or
- Make a contribution in any amount to the Collegeville Institute in Kilian’s honor.
Watch a Short Video of Fr. Kilian’s Vow Renewal
Fr. Kilian’s 75th Jubilee vow renewal at Saint John’s Abbey
was held on the Feast of Saint Benedict, July 11, 2021.