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Saint Paul Seminary welcomes Bishop Robert Barron to Minnesota

July 29, 2022
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The Saint Paul Seminary is thrilled to welcome Bishop Robert Barron to Minnesota as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester.

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Watch: Why Catholic education must focus on the entire human person

July 8, 2022
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Fr. Joseph Johnson, pastor at Holy Family in St. Louis Park, Minnesota, recently spoke at The Saint Paul Seminary on the importance of holistic formation in Catholic education.

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SPSSOD Spotlight: Brittany Halverson, MAPL

June 3, 2022
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MAPL student Brittany Halverson talks about her journey in becoming a Director of Faith Formation.

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Watch: Saint Paul Seminary Rector Fr. Joseph Taphorn celebrates 25 years as a Catholic Priest

May 7, 2022
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A tribute to Father Joseph Taphorn as he celebrates 25 years of priesthood.

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Meditation from the Mount of Beatitudes

January 21, 2020
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Note: this meditation was inspired by our visit to the Mount of Beatitudes a few days ago. Today we went to the Mount of Beatitudes, where Jesus preached the sermon on the mount to many of his disciples. Upon arriving at the church on site, there was a painting depicting Jesus preaching. I was struck […]

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Shepherd’s Fields

January 20, 2020
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We started the day with a visit to a mosque, which has the Chapel of the Ascension at its center. Here, we are praying in the chapel, at the traditional location of the ascension of Jesus. Fr Carl celebrates Mass for us in the Grotto of Gethsemane, where Jesus was arrested.   Hiking down the […]

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Not so Different…besides the snow

January 19, 2020
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Week 3 starts for us heading to a place a little closer to home but finding much of the same as we found on our trip to Mexico.

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École Biblique and the Via Dolorosa

January 19, 2020
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We started the day at the École Biblique, a pontifical school for biblical studies. Fr Giambrone, an Eastern Province Dominican and New Testament professor, is speaking to us in the Basilica of St Stephen, where, liturgically speaking, it is always the day after Christmas!   We begin to pray the stations of the cross on […]

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Ice and Snow, Bless the Lord

January 17, 2020
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Home again. Despite the snow and ice, we made it.

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Masada

January 17, 2020
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We started this morning at St Anne’s, built at the likely site of Mary’s birth.   Our class sings the Magnificat in front of the sanctuary of St Anne’s.   Trevor Peterson praying in front of the cave where Mary was born.   The Pool of Bethesda, where Jesus healed the man who, for 38 […]

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