Monastic Formation and The Rule of Saint Benedict Resident Scholars Learn from Fr. John Meoska, OSBApril 6, 2017 By Collegeville Institute Leave a Comment Fr. John Meoska, OSB spoke with the Collegeville Institute resident scholars on April 3rd at their monthly Monday Luncheon. Fr. John, Formation Director for Saint John’s Abbey, shared that the grounding of monastic formation can be traced back to The Rule of St. Benedict, and also highlighted the expectations and daily practicalities of the Abbey’s formation program. Like this post? Subscribe to have new posts sent to you by email the same day they are posted.