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Rev. John Klassen, O.S.B.
Current Monk at St. John's Abbey: Yes
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Abbot John Klassen, OSB, is the tenth abbot of Saint John's Abbey and chancellor of Saint John's University. The newly-elected abbot received a doctorate in bio-organic chemistry from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., in 1985. He taught chemistry at St. John's Prep School (1972-77) and Saint John's University (1983-2000), and was the director of the university’s senior seminar program (1986-88), and of the Peace Studies Program (1988-90). He served as a faculty resident of student housing (1983-89).

Born: Available but not Published
Hometown: Available but not Published
Professed: July 11, 1972
Ordained: June 11, 1977
Listed as an Active Monk in 2012: Yes
First Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 1973
Last Year Listed in Ordo at St. John's: 2012*
* Ordo data available not yet available for 2013 or 2014.

Possible names for Rev. John Klassen, O.S.B.:
Fr. John Klassen, Father John Klassen
Fr. John Klassen

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