Saint Paul Seminary

The Saint Paul Seminary develops the next generation of Church leaders through formation of men for the priesthood of the Roman Catholic Church. Through the sacrament of Holy Orders, these men are formed as missionary disciples to lead and serve God’s people.

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

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

Calluses and chalices: Ordination class of 2022 plans to serve parishes with head, hand, heart

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.

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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Priests stand in front of the alter while the closing song plays during the Friends Mass and Breakfast in Saint Mary's Chapel on Sunday, April 22, 2018.

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