Workshop takes on personality styles

ST. MEINRAD — A formation workshop on personality styles will be offered on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 10 and 11, at Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology, St. Meinrad.

Having a basic understanding of human personality is an essential tool in ministering to others. In this workshop, Br. John Mark Falkenhain, OSB, a psychologist and faculty member of the Seminary and School of Theology, will provide participants with a basic framework for understanding personality.

He will then concentrate more specifically on emotionality, drawing implications for emotional problem solving; handling conflict; boundary setting; and exercising empathy in ministry.

The workshop sessions will be held Thursday evening through Friday afternoon. The workshop fee is $100. Participants can register at

The program is being offered by the school’s Graduate Theology Program. For more details, contact Morgan Simon at or 812-357-6341.

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