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seminarians from the saint paul seminary lead Eucharistic procession down Summit Avenue

Seminarians lead more than 7,000 Catholics in Eucharistic procession down St. Paul’s Summit Avenue

May 27, 2024
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More than 5,000 Catholic laymen and women, bishops, priests, seminarians and religious from the Upper Midwest and beyond joined The Saint Paul Seminary, the National Eucharistic Revival and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis for the “Source and Summit” Eucharistic procession down Summit Avenue on Monday.

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Meet the 17 Saint Paul Seminary deacons who will be ordained priests this year

Meet the 17 Saint Paul Seminary deacons being ordained priests this year

May 23, 2024
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Seventeen seminarians or former seminarians from The Saint Paul Seminary will be ordained priests this spring and summer.

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saint paul seminary lay student graduates pose outside in the seminary courtyard

19 lay and religious students receive Master’s degrees or certificates from The Saint Paul Seminary

May 23, 2024
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This weekend, The Saint Paul Seminary will celebrate the graduation of 28 lay and religious students who have received or will receive their Master’s degrees in the 2023-24 academic year.

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deacon josh miller gives an interview at the saint paul seminary

Watch: Seminarian reflects on journey from West Point to Catholic priesthood

May 22, 2024
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Deacon Josh Miller comes from a military family. He’d always wanted to serve in the Army like his father. But when he did, he realized God was calling him to something more.

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fr john utecht and deacon joseph utecht give an interview at the saint paul seminary

Watch: Deacon-dad-priest-son combo reflects on early years of ministry

May 22, 2024
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Fr. John Utecht was ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis two years ago. Shortly before that, his father, Joseph Utecht, became a permanent deacon. The two sit down to share what they’ve learned so far in ministry, and how their home became the seedbed for multiple vocations to Holy Orders.

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seminarian and two priests talk about their vocations at the saint paul seminary

Watch: Two priests, one soon-to-priest, a deacon and a nun — all in the same family

May 17, 2024
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Seminarian Deacon Frankie Floeder, his brother Fr. Louie Floeder, and their uncle Fr. John Floeder, sit down to talk family, vocation and food.

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Saint Paul Seminary celebrates transitional diaconate ordination of 13 men this spring and summer

May 16, 2024
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Five Catholic bishops will ordain 13 Saint Paul Seminary seminarians as transitional deacons this spring and summer.

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fr michael skluzacek gives the homily at his retirement mass

Watch: Here’s what a priest of 44 years had to say at his retirement Mass

May 15, 2024
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Fr. Michael Skluzáček, director of pastoral formation at The Saint Paul Seminary, will retire this summer after serving 44 years as a Catholic priest. Here are his remarks from the homily at his retirement Mass.

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bishop robert barron speaks about god in the old testament at the saint paul seminary

Watch: Bishop Robert Barron on how God’s anger is actually a rescue operation

May 14, 2024
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The question often arises: how could a loving God do some of the things attributed to Him in the Old Testament? Bishop Robert Barron provided a clear answer to this during a presentation to seminarians at The Saint Paul Seminary.

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deacon ryan sustacek steve sustacek saint paul seminary

Watch: How a family’s prayer life led to not one but two calls to Holy Orders

May 13, 2024
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The Sustacek family isn’t perfect. However, their commitment to Christ, prayer, and worship laid the foundation for Deacon Ryan Sustacek to become a Catholic priest, a milestone he will reach in late May. At the same time, his father Steve is a candidate for the permanent diaconate.

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