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Like father, (kind of) like son: Family’s vocational path overlaps at St. Paul Seminary

September 2, 2021
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John Utecht is a seminarian in formation for the priesthood. John’s father, Joe, was ordained a permanent deacon in December 2019.

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St. Paul Seminary catechist Jeff Cavins reacts to success of the ‘Bible in a Year’ podcast

August 31, 2021
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The Bible in a Year show topped the Apple charts in every category.

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How the seminary prepares men to become well-rounded Catholic priests

August 2, 2021
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Seminary formation is not isolated to one aspect, but rather growth in four dimensions: human, intellectual, pastoral, and spiritual.

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One Day for One Priest

October 27, 2020
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We reached our goal! Thank you.

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A Surprise Gift from the Next Generation

August 18, 2020
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by Thomas R. Ryan, Vice President for Institutional Advancement

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Meet the Class of 2020

July 7, 2020
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[This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 issue of the Oracle] It is a privilege to introduce The Saint Paul Seminary Class of 2020. This group of 13 will serve five dioceses throughout the Midwest and the religious order Pro Ecclesia Sancta. For the past four years, they studied, laughed, and grew through the […]

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A Message from Rector Father Joe Taphorn

June 29, 2020
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[This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 issue of the Oracle] Dear Friends, As summer finally rolls around, I hope that we are all taking some time to rest, pray and reflect upon the past few months, which have been challenging indeed. In March, our world recognized the threat of the novel coronavirus […]

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Meet the Class of 2020

May 17, 2020
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Thirteen men were ordained to the priesthood this spring and summer.

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Faculty Priest Father Margevičius: The Bird Watcher

March 9, 2020
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[This article first appeared in the Winter issue of the Oracle 2020] Father Tom Margevičius is an instructor of Liturgical Theology and Homiletics at The Saint Paul Seminary. He is also the Director of Worship for the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. And, he is an ornithologist, aka a birdwatcher. It’s this latter role […]

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Formation on the Farm: A Look at the SPS Rural Ministry Program

January 27, 2020
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A unique experience that brings seminarians to area farms to learn first-hand the challenges and opportunities of rural ministry.

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