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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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‘We play hard, and we pray even harder’: A Q&A with seminarian Brent Bowman

September 15, 2022
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Bowman is one of 82 seminarians enrolled in formation at The Saint Paul Seminary in 2022-23.

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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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Seminary alum Fr. Rodrigo Mayorga lost almost everything at the age of 11. But he also found his calling to the priesthood.

July 30, 2022
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Mayorga’s priestly journey sent him back and forth between the United States and Mexico, through the challenges that face the children of U.S. immigrants and into the seminary.

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Saint Paul Seminary welcomes Bishop Robert Barron to Minnesota

July 29, 2022
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The Saint Paul Seminary is thrilled to welcome Bishop Robert Barron to Minnesota as the ninth bishop of the Diocese of Winona-Rochester.

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Joyful Catholic Leaders Show: The Church’s mission in a non-Christian culture

July 1, 2022
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What’s a practicing Catholic to-do in a world that’s increasingly anti-Catholic?

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Saint Paul Seminary adds two new team members

June 27, 2022
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A pair of new faces will begin forming the next generation of Catholic priests, deacons and lay leaders when the 2022-23 school year commences this fall.

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Meet the 18 new priests from The Saint Paul Seminary’s 2022 ordination class

June 23, 2022
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The Saint Paul Seminary is sending 18 men into the Catholic priesthood this year.

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‘I’m very hopeful for the future of the Church’: A Q&A with Father Joseph Littlefield

June 15, 2022
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“The Church is being purified, which will only make her better and stronger than ever before.”

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Deepening discernment: Inside the newly instituted propaedeutic stage at The Saint Paul Seminary

June 14, 2022
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The word propaedeutic may be a hard one to spell and say, but its meaning is simple: a time of preparation.

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