Saint Paul Seminary

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12 things St. Paul has to say about your human identity

September 7, 2023
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Saint Paul’s teachings on identity can be a source of comfort and encouragement for any Catholic struggling to understand and accept himself or herself — a challenge we all face, but one that’s particularly relevant for young people today.

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Seminarian Dominic Miller owes his faith to his mom

September 7, 2023
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For seminarian Dominic Miller, the witness of faith from his Mother was a key to growing closer to Jesus and eventually entering The Saint Paul Seminary.

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‘The breath of God’: Saint Paul Seminary rector explains how the Holy Spirit remains at work today

September 7, 2023
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Fr. Joseph Taphorn, rector of The Saint Paul Seminary, explains how the Holy Spirit, present from the beginning, is working in the life of the seminary.

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Saint Paul Seminary Rector: ‘We need a mindset not of retreat but of advancing’

August 14, 2023
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In a recent article by Catholic News Agency, it is revealed that despite an overall stagnant trend in nationwide seminary enrollments, certain U.S. seminaries are experiencing an encouraging surge in student numbers.That includes The Saint Paul Seminary

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The Institute for Catholic School Leadership equips educational leaders to foster a vibrant Catholic culture, cultivate spiritual and academic excellence, and apply executive management skills to strengthen their schools.

Watch: Catholic teachers and principals gather at The Saint Paul Seminary

August 4, 2023
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The Saint Paul Seminary hosted more than 40 teachers from across the country this summer seeking to grow their faith and careers as Catholic school leaders.

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Saint Paul Seminary’s Jeff Cavins, Fr. Jon Vander Ploeg talk angels and demons

August 1, 2023
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Per a recent poll by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research, about 7 in 10 U.S. adults say they believe in angels. But what are angels, and what is their purpose? And what about demons? Where do “fallen” angels fit into the conversation?

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Former Saint Paul seminarian serves in special Mass with Pope Francis

July 24, 2023
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“It was a great honor to have represented the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis at the papal altar in Rome,” Gudjonsson said.

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Retreat center honors seminarian for high school leadership training

July 17, 2023
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Dunrovin Christian Brothers Retreat Center in Marine on St. Croix, Minnesota, recently honored seminarian Deacon Nick Vance and fellow former staff members for their leadership training work with high schoolers.

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Chalice stories: Every priest has a vocation as unique as the cup he uses to consecrate the Blood of Christ

June 15, 2023
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Most parish priests have their own, personal chalice. Some of them use it to celebrate Mass daily. Others save it for special occasions – important feast days, their ordination anniversary, the wedding or funeral of a family member.

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How is the Eucharist the real presence of Christ?

June 15, 2023
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How can Catholics say what looks like bread and wine is actually Jesus Himself? What is the Eucharist?

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