Watch: Preparing the future priests of rural America

One in four seminarians at The Saint Paul Seminary will end up in a rural parish at some point during his ministry – often with multiple churches and parishioners who are spread out all over the countryside.

Each August, the seminary partners with Catholic Rural Life to give men in formation a taste of this experience. The session includes a day spent meeting with farmers near New Prague, Minnesota, touring their properties and learning about their needs as rural Catholics.

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