Saint John's Magazine Summer/Fall 2020

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INSIDE THIS ISSUE SUMMER/FALL 2020

MAGAZINE

Features An Investment in Students’ Lives P. 12

Dan ’80 and Janet ’83 Dryer have reached out to lift up another generation of Johnnies and Bennies by creating a scholarship for Cristo Rey Jesuit High School graduates. The Dryer Scholarship will fund an SJU/CSB education for four outstanding Cristo Rey Jesuit students each year. The first four Dryer Scholars start classes this fall.

SJU responds to COVID-19 P. 18

Doctors serving on the front lines in New York City. A physician formulating strategy for the Mayo Clinic. A local doctor making worldwide online house calls. Entrepreneurs transitioning from distillery and drone consulting to hand sanitizer and face shields. Educators moving from the classroom to online learning. However it can, the Saint John’s community is battling the pandemic.

One is a Johnnie. One is a Tommie. P. 26

But identical twins Fr. Bill Lies ’82 and Fr. Jim Lies share virtually everything else – their Central Minnesota roots, their exceptional story of family and faith, and their profound appreciation for their undergraduate educational experiences that launched remarkable careers of service to the church and to humanity.

Departments My Perspective View from Collegeville Service to the Church In Sight Alumni Connection Johnnie Sports Transforming Lives Class Notes Inspiring Lives

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