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Watch: Bishop Robert Barron on how the main theme of scripture is right praise

May 13, 2024
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In a presentation to seminarians at The Saint Paul Seminary, Bishop Robert Barron argued that the central theme of the Bible is right worship.

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Watch: A conversation with a soon-to-be-priest and his deacon father

May 13, 2024
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Deacon Nick Vance will be ordained a priest of the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis this spring. His father, Deacon Chris Vance, was ordained a permanent deacon in December.

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Saint Paul Seminary alum Williams named Diocese of Camden’s coadjutor bishop

May 13, 2024
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Saint Paul Seminary alum Bishop Joseph Williams has been appointed coadjutor bishop of the Diocese of Camden, New Jersey, the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis announced Tuesday morning.

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Watch: George Weigel on St. John Paul II, today’s Catholic seminaries and the Church’s future

May 8, 2024
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Leading Catholic intellectual George Weigel sits down to talk about the impact St. John Paul II continues to have on seminary formation — and what this means for the future of the Church.

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Q&A: Scholar in residence prepares future Catholic leaders to serve people from all backgrounds

Q&A: Scholar in residence prepares future Catholic leaders to serve people from all backgrounds

May 7, 2024
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Dr. Derrick Crim recently completed a year as scholar in residence at The Saint Paul Seminary. A longtime adjunct professor at the seminary, Crim has spent the 2023-24 academic year spearheading efforts around cultural empathy and preparing future priests, deacons and lay leaders to minister to those facing traumatic situations.

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New director set to lead Saint Paul Seminary Catholic School Leadership program

May 2, 2024
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Justin Shay, principal at Ave Maria Academy in Maple Grove, Minnesota, has been hired as program director for the seminary’s Certificate in Catholic School Leadership. The certificate program alumnus will replace Dr. Pamela Patnode, who has overseen significant growth and impact since joining the seminary in 2021.

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Saint Paul Seminary rector Fr. Joseph Taphorn on Cavins’ show: ‘Christ is the answer’

April 24, 2024
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Saint Paul Seminary Rector Fr. Joseph Taphorn joins seminary instructor and renowned catechist Jeff Cavins on his “The Bible in a Year and More” show by Ascension to offer insights on navigating the trials that come with life this side of eternity.

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Watch: Bishop Robert Barron on what the Bible has to say about the priesthood

April 23, 2024
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Bishop Robert Barron recently visited The Saint Paul Seminary to share biblical perspectives on the Catholic priesthood. “The central theme of Scripture is right praise,” he told the seminary community, and priests “knit together the universe” by leading this right praise.

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‘Something more’: One man’s journey from hockey prospect to Catholic seminarian

April 16, 2024
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Josh French walks into Cottage Grove Ice Arena, a black and purple Minnesota State hockey bag slung over his shoulder. It’s one of the many Twin Cities rinks the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis seminarian frequented while he grew up. Today, the former Division I hockey player and professional prospect is meeting his older brother for an early-afternoon skate and a trip back — and forward — in time.

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A Q&A with Fr. Brian Gross, the newest priest set to join The Saint Paul Seminary staff

March 18, 2024
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Fr. Brian Gross is set to join The Saint Paul Seminary priest staff as director of pastoral formation this summer. In this conversation, Gross shares some insights from his own priestly journey he hopes to share with seminarians in his new role.

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