Saint Paul Seminary

Watch: Seminary formation isn’t just about ‘studying’ to be a priest

November 4, 2022
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Rector Father Joseph Taphorn was gives an update on the state of the Saint Paul Seminary and explains how formation has changed for the better since he was ordained at the 17th Annual Rector’s Dinner.

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Professional hockey player or priest? The vocation story of Joshua French

November 4, 2022
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Joshua French was a rising prospect in the hockey world, playing for Minnesota State University. Instead of moving on to higher levels of hockey, he joined The Saint Paul Seminary.

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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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