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Watch: Saint Paul Seminary alum Fr. Mike Schmitz on the Eucharist, his seminary days and liturgy

July 18, 2024
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Fr. Mike Schmitz, host of the Bible in a Year and Catechism in a Year podcasts and a contributor to Ascension, served as a keynote speaker at the 2024 National Eucharistic Congress in Indianapolis. Before that, he met with reporters to answer questions ranging from how to minister to youth online to how to celebrate the Catholic liturgy.

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Watch: Saint Paul Seminary alum Cozzens talks Revival at National Eucharistic Congress

July 18, 2024
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Bishop Andrew Cozzens, who attended The Saint Paul Seminary and previously served as its interim rector, spoke with reporters on Day 2 of the National Eucharistic Congress.

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National Eucharistic Congress features host of Saint Paul Seminary connections

July 17, 2024
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Several Saint Paul Seminary sponsoring bishops, alumni, priests and current seminarians will play major roles in the National Eucharistic Congress when it kicks off in Indianapolis on Wednesday, July 17.

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Watch: Experience the Breathtaking Eucharistic Procession with 7,000 Catholics

July 16, 2024
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More than 7,000 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.

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‘My father’s son’: Some priest alumni now have a rare bond with their dads, who are also ordained

July 10, 2024
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Fr. Nick Vance is too young to remember. But like every parent, Deacon Chris Vance and his wife Leila dressed young Nick every day during his first few years of life. It was surreal, then, when Fr. Nick Vance — then Deacon Nick Vance — had the opportunity to vest his father at the Archdiocese […]

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Watch: The Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ largest priestly ordination in 19 years

July 9, 2024
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On May 25, 2024, thousands of Catholics gathered inside a packed Cathedral of St. Paul to attend the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis’ priestly ordination.

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Meet the Floeders: Fr. Frankie Floeder becomes third priest in a family full of religious vocations

July 8, 2024
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When Deacon Francis “Frankie” Floeder became Fr. Frankie in May, he followed in the footsteps of his uncle Fr. John, director of human formation and the propaedeutic stage program at The Saint Paul Seminary, and older brother Fr. Louie, a fellow seminary alumnus and pastor of the Church of St. Dominic in Northfield, Minnesota.

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A grief observed, a plan fulfilled: At 62, Fr. Luisito Cabrera enters priesthood after winding, sometimes rocky road

July 5, 2024
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There’s an enthusiastic peace about the newest priest for the Diocese of Des Moines. Cabrera says this was always the plan.

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From West Point to the priesthood: Fr. Josh Miller prepared to serve in a whole new way

July 4, 2024
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The son of a United States Army officer, Fr. Josh Miller always thought he might end up in the military himself someday. Maybe not quite like this, though.

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Saint Paul Seminary director of pastoral formation retires after 44 years of priesthood

July 1, 2024
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A priest of 44 years brought a trove of experience to his role as the seminary’s director of pastoral formation the past five years. Fr. Michael Skluzáček called it a fitting final stop of his career, though he’s quick to point out he’s “not retiring from being a priest.”

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