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Watch: The Eucharist as a common good

April 25, 2023
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By identifying what “common good” means, we can understand how the Sacrament of the Eucharist is a common good, and what that means for the life of the Church and our happiness.

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Tizoc Rosales to lead institutional advancement efforts at The Saint Paul Seminary

April 24, 2023
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A familiar face is returning to The Saint Paul Seminary to lead its institutional advancement efforts.

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Saint Paul Seminary alum Fr. Michael John Izen ordained as auxiliary bishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis

April 11, 2023
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Pope Francis has appointed Fr. Michael John Izen, a Saint Paul Seminary alum, as the next auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis.

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‘A witness of a true pastor’: Parishioners share stories of how Bishop-elect Izen impacted their lives

April 10, 2023
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Whether it is knowing the name’s of parishioners, showing up to the parish men’s weekly basketball game, or greeting the the children as they walk into St. Croix Catholic Elementary School in Stillwater, Bishop-elect Michael John Izen is always present to the community he serves.

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New diaconate formation leader to take over at The Saint Paul Seminary

April 3, 2023
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The Saint Paul Seminary today formally announces that, after 23 years, director of the Institute for Diaconate Formation Deacon Joseph Michalak has accepted a new leadership position with the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis at the request of Archbishop Bernard Hebda.

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‘Learning how to be a father’: A Q&A with seminarian Nathaniel Daubner

March 31, 2023
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After attending college seminary across the street from The Saint Paul Seminary, Nathaniel Daubner of the Diocese of St. Cloud is in his second year of major formation. He sat down to discuss his discernment for the priesthood and what he’s looking forward to as that journey continues.

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Recently-ordained deacon spreads faith, joy from ambo to construction sites

March 30, 2023
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There’s something about working side-by-side that compels a man to open up. Recently ordained Deacon Adelmo Garcia has witnessed this time and again during two decades in the construction industry.

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From the rector: Laity plays crucial role in formation of Church leaders

March 30, 2023
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In my years of priesthood, I have been blessed to be a part of and to lead great teams. The gifted men and women with whom I have served came from among those that we at The Saint Paul Seminary exist to form: priests, deacons and lay leaders.

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Seminary Institute for Catholic School Leadership equips future principals for faith-filled service

March 30, 2023
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With new stresses on teachers, a historic enrollment surge and mounting concerns over public-school agendas, the Institute for Catholic School Leadership housed at The Saint Paul Seminary is more vital than ever.

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Beyond the four walls: A look at the hands-on parish experience a seminarian receives

March 17, 2023
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In addition to chapel, classroom and residential hall experience, seminarians and transitional deacons at The Saint Paul Seminary have the opportunity to participate in the institution’s highly-acclaimed teaching parish program.

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