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Priests for today: How the seminary prepares future shepherds for a complicated world

September 30, 2022
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Brushing up on Johnny Cash may not sound like standard seminarian training, but that’s exactly what Nick Vance found himself doing this past summer.

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Ordination is just the beginning: Providing crucial support when priests are spread thin

September 30, 2022
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The Saint Paul Seminary’s Institute for Ongoing Clergy Formation was founded in 2015 to support priests and deacons in active ministry through a variety of retreats, workshops and counseling services.

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From the Rector: Preparing seminarians for today’s culture

September 30, 2022
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Grounded in Christ’s own charity, our seminarians learn how to encounter others, making a human connection then serving as a bridge to Our Lord.

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Meet Janet Gould, the woman who spent nearly four decades helping Saint Paul Seminary rectors keep their heads on straight

September 30, 2022
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Almost 40 years. Five rectors. Close to 500 ordinations. Former administrative assistant to the rector  Janet Gould saw just about everything while working at the seminary from 1984-2022.

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Seminary alum has spent more than 50 years ministering to those in prison, minority communities

September 30, 2022
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The 2022 Saint Paul Seminary Distinguished Alumni Award recipient has spent more than five decades bringing Christ to those considered to be on the margins of society.

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2022-23 seminarians bring array of backgrounds and experiences to St. Paul

September 8, 2022
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The Saint Paul Seminary began the 2022-23 year with 82 men from 16 different dioceses in formation for the Catholic priesthood.

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Joyful Catholic Leaders Show: Ministry to the sick and suffering

September 2, 2022
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Priests must be Christ to others, inside and outside the Church. Every summer, seminarians at The Saint Paul Seminary receive hands-on experience in living out this call.

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Four ways to grow closer to St. Joseph

August 9, 2022
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With the Year of Saint Joseph instituted by Pope Francis come and gone, what are some practical ways that we can uphold and stay devoted to the foster father of the Lord?

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In the real world: Seminarian Nick Vance reflects on a summer spent with the Little Sisters of the Poor

August 5, 2022
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Dozens of elderly residents at the Little Sisters of the Poor Holy Family Residence, made their way to the main lobby on Wednesday, July 27. Some walked on their own, some came in wheelchairs, and others were escorted by the sisters. But just about everyone carried a smile and excited energy. Nick Vance, one of […]

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Calluses and chalices: Ordination class of 2022 plans to serve parishes with head, hand, heart

July 31, 2022
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While the members of The Saint Paul Seminary’s ordination class of 2022 aren’t all mechanically minded, each brings a unique acumen for working with head, hand and heart to the presbyterate.

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