Our Community

Brother James Dowd Prior

Brother James Dowd
Prior

Brother James Dowd, Prior of The Benedictine Way, has been a monk for many years. Before serving in Nebraska, he served at Holy Cross Monastery in West Park, NY and at Mariya uMama weThemba Monastery in Grahamstown, South Africa. Brother James is passionate about exploring the intersection of the quest for Christian social justice and the contemplative life. Before his years in monastic life, Brother James had a career in theater and television.

Brother Jerry Thompson Postulant for Monastic Vows

Brother Jerry Thompson
Postulant for Monastic Vows

Abigail Zimmerman Residential Oblate

Abigail Zimmerman
Residential Oblate

The Reverend Jeffrey Nelson Non-residential Oblate

The Reverend Jeffrey Nelson
Non-residential Oblate

Anne Hebert Non-residential Oblate

Anne Hebert
Non-residential Oblate

The Reverend Catherine Scott Non-residential Oblate

The Reverend Catherine Scott
Non-residential Oblate

 

Our Advisory Board

Dr. Amy Mcgaha

Dr. Amy Mcgaha

The Reverend Tony Anderson

The Reverend Tony Anderson

Melissa Loya

Melissa Loya

Deacon John Long

Deacon John Long

Cameron Koenig

Cameron Koenig

Deacon Teresa Houser

Deacon Teresa Houser

Ellen King

Ellen King

Dean Katie Hargis

Dean Katie Hargis

Deacon Keith Winton

Deacon Keith Winton

 

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We are a Benedictine community in the Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska…

The Episcopal Diocese of Nebraska is among the fastest growing dioceses in the United States and is characterized by a diverse and very active laity, an energetic clergy, and dynamic leadership. We are dedicated to gathering in community to worship God, to love one another, and to serve the poor, lonely, sick, and marginalized.