Lantern - William Skudlarek
William Skudlarek is a monk of Saint John’s Abbey, Collegeville, Minnesota, and Secretary General of Monastic Interreligious Dialogue. In addition to having taught homiletics and liturgy at the School of Theology/Seminary of Saint John's University in Collegeville, he served as a priest associate of the Maryknoll Mission Society in Brazil. From 1994 to 2001 he was appointed to the monastery founded by Saint John’s Abbey in Japan. He has recently been reappointed to that community, Trinity Benedictine Monastery in Fujimi (Nagano prefecture). In 2014 William was named a consultor of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue.