A reception to honor Sister Carol Rennie, O.S.B., will be held from 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 21, in the commons area of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity. An evening prayer will be held at 5 p.m. in St. Mary’s Chapel.

She has been named director for the Benedictine Center for Spirituality, Maplewood.

Rennie came to the University of St. Thomas in 1978 and joined the faculty and administration of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity in 1986. She has served as director of student services, instructor, and in more recent years, also as coordinator of the Teaching Parish Program, in which seminarians are placed in local parishes.