Tag: St. Paul Seminary

Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

Newly incardinated priest likes formation role at seminary

| October 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

Father Allen Kuss was planning the next phase of his priestly ministry in 2011. A priest of the Diocese of Bismarck, North Dakota, at the time, he was just finishing 20 years on assignment as a military chaplain.
He knew he wanted a change of scenery, but coming to the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis was not something he was contemplating.

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Trust, not certainty, guided Father Sandquist’s discernment

Trust, not certainty, guided Father Sandquist’s discernment

| May 30, 2017 | 1 Comment

Father Sandquist was attending an engineering job fair in college when he started to feel “not quite at peace about my future,” he said. He went back to his dorm room to reflect, and priesthood popped into his mind, filling him with “excitement and joy.”

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St. Paul Seminary course aims to turn future priests into ‘fishermen’

St. Paul Seminary course aims to turn future priests into ‘fishermen’

| Junno Arocho Esteves | January 20, 2017 | 1 Comment

While visiting Vatican offices, speaking to Catholic movements and following the footsteps of the early Christians, a group of transitional deacons from St. Paul, was in Rome getting an inside look into the church’s mission in the world.

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Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest known for his music in ministry, Father James David Gorman died Jan. 4 at the age of 62.

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Local seminarian ordained a deacon in Rome

Local seminarian ordained a deacon in Rome

| October 2, 2015 | 0 Comments

A seminarian of the St. Paul Seminary, Haverstock is a convert to the Catholic faith.

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Iowa seminarian, 30, dies; was St. Paul Seminary student

Iowa seminarian, 30, dies; was St. Paul Seminary student

| Kelly Mescher Collins | September 2, 2015 | 3 Comments

John Wesley Lawrence, 30, a seminarian of the Diocese of Des Moines, passed away in his sleep the night of Aug. 31 while staying with his mother at her home near Anamosa, Iowa. His cause of death is unknown at this time. Services are pending.

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Seminarians gain pastoral vision at Belle Plaine farm

Seminarians gain pastoral vision at Belle Plaine farm

| August 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

The seminarians’ visit to the Glisczinski farm was one stop of a weeklong practicum on the Church and rural life led by the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity and Catholic Rural Life.

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Honoring Father Froehle

Honoring Father Froehle

| May 5, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop John Nienstedt blesses a plaque in honor of Father Charles Froehle during a dedication ceremony April 30 at the St. Paul Seminary.

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Update: Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22

Update: Episode of local seminarians competing on national Bible game show airs May 22

| Jennifer Janikula for The Catholic Spirit | May 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Three men from the St. Paul Seminary will showcase their knowledge of Scripture during the upcoming season of “The American Bible Challenge” on Game Show Network.

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Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

Evening of reflection focuses on women’s gifts to the Church

| Susan Klemond for The Catholic Spirit | August 28, 2013 | 2 Comments

“It is to the fullness of what it means to be a woman that the Church calls us to bring not only our natural capacity to attend the needs of others but to offer our wisdom, our strength, our love — indeed everything that we are to aid humanity in not falling.”

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Aim Higher Foundation awards tuition assistance grants

Aim Higher Foundation awards tuition assistance grants

Also:
– Seminarian writes and directs theater drama
– Cardinal Burke keynotes tribunal provincial meeting
– Feasibility study update

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Priestly hoops

Priestly hoops

| April 13, 2013 | 0 Comments

Priests and seminarians tip off in their annual basketball tournament.

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