Tag: Seminarians

Spaghetti Bowl: Fitness, camaraderie part of U.S. seminary life in Rome

Spaghetti Bowl: Fitness, camaraderie part of U.S. seminary life in Rome

| November 16, 2017 | 0 Comments

A seminary is not typically known for its emphasis on physical activity and fitness, but many seminarians see it as an integral part of daily life.

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SJV seminarians to live at Irish college in Rome

SJV seminarians to live at Irish college in Rome

| August 9, 2016 | 0 Comments

Fifteen seminarians at St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul will be studying in Rome this fall and living at a location that has changed from previous years.

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Numbers talk: great potential for religious vocations

Numbers talk: great potential for religious vocations

| September 11, 2014

This Archdiocese has been very blessed with the number of priestly vocations we have had of late. Last year, I was privileged to ordain 10 new priests; this year, six new priests and, God willing, seven new priests for next year. I do not know how many dioceses or archdioceses can make such a boast! We also begin this academic year with 62 seminarians studying for the Archdiocese, 12 of whom are entering first-year college! God has truly been good to us!

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Who’s the winner in fishing tournament? Seminarians!

Who’s the winner in fishing tournament? Seminarians!

| July 2, 2014 | 0 Comments

The last thing I ever thought I would do is fish in a tournament.

Yet, there I was in a cluster of boats on Lake Oahe in South Dakota the morning of June 9, waiting to blast off from the boat landing and begin the search for walleyes on this huge reservoir.

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Seminarians win cash on Bible challenge game

Seminarians win cash on Bible challenge game

| June 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three men from the St. Paul Seminary appeared on a season three episode May 22 of “The American Bible Challenge” on Game Show Network.

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Seminarians show acting talent in ‘Murder and Mariolatry’

Seminarians show acting talent in ‘Murder and Mariolatry’

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | April 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

When a Catholic and an atheist duel over religion in a new play produced by seminarians at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity later this month, there may be murder and Mariolatry (excessive veneration of the Virgin Mary) on a University of St. Thomas stage. There also will be humor, according to the cast.

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Vocation Day: Helping young men hear God

Vocation Day: Helping young men hear God

| September 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

More than 80 young men ages 12 to 17 gathered at the St. Paul Seminary Aug. 17 for Vocation Day hosted by the Vocation Office of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. A seminarian and a participant share their experiences.

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Local seminarians put ‘evangelization in action’

Local seminarians put ‘evangelization in action’

| Neil Bakker | August 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

This summer, 18 of my brother seminarians and I went out into the streets of the Twin Cities attempting to heed this call from our Lord. We were part of a two-year-old program at St. Paul Seminary entitled “Evangelization in Action” that gets seminarians experience in evangelizing and spreading the Gospel message of Jesus Christ.

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Borromeo Weekend of prayer draws hundreds

Borromeo Weekend of prayer draws hundreds

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Also:

– Joncas to be artist-in-residence at St. Thomas
– Knights establish Father Vakoc assembly

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Ten men will be ordained transitional deacons May 5

Ten men will be ordained transitional deacons May 5

| April 26, 2012 | 0 Comments

Ten men will be ordained as transitional deacons by Archbishop John Nienstedt during a Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 5, at the Basilica of St. Mary, 88 17th St. N. in Minneapolis.

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Seminary formation includes travel

Seminary formation includes travel

| January 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

This year, for the first time, second-year men at the St. Paul Seminary traveled out of the country to spend their January term in England, learning about the recently beatified Cardinal John Henry Newman.

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