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For Father Hagen, vocation deepens sense of ‘romance between God and his people’

For Father Hagen, vocation deepens sense of ‘romance between God and his people’

| May 30, 2017 | 0 Comments

He describes his discernment process as “a slow, gradual one” in which he has gone from “part-time disciple to full-time disciple, and realizing that God’s dreams and plans were far greater than what I could have dreamed up myself.”

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Young at heart: Archbishop Hebda at home among youth, college students

Young at heart: Archbishop Hebda at home among youth, college students

| May 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

When Archbishop Bernard Hebda — then Father Hebda — was asked by his bishop in 1996 to move to Rome to work on the Pontifical Council for Legislative Texts, he didn’t want to go. Despite a degree in canon law and experience living in Rome while studying at the Pontifical North American College, the priest was happy where he was: Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, an hour’s drive north of Pittsburgh.

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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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Seminarian experiences, up close, China’s pressure on church

Seminarian experiences, up close, China’s pressure on church

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

My eager naiveté for my first real missionary experience in this land of blatant religious persecution conjured up images of the struggles and subsequent successes of St. Francis Xavier, Matteo Ricci, and other great missionaries to the East. Like them, we would face opposition by both the culture and the government.

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My experiences of the Church in China

My experiences of the Church in China

| Joseph Kuharski | April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Last summer I decided to teach English in China with the Maryknoll Missionaries and six other seminarians as my summer apostolic work for the Pontifical North American College, where I currently reside for major seminary studies.

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