Seminarians - Latest News
Nov 26, 2018 - 10:14 am .- In a meeting with seminarians Saturday, Pope Francis said it is necessary for priests to maintain an open and filial discussion with their bishop, since he is the unifying figure of the diocese.
Nov 24, 2018 - 04:43 pm .- Wang Jie (a fictional name) is a deacon belonging to the Chinese underground Church. He has spent several years studying in Europe, and for security reasons cannot use his real name, since Chinese authorities may not let him reenter his country if they knew he is preparing to become a priest.
Oct 25, 2018 - 01:28 pm .- Dr. Mary Meehan, interim president of Seton Hall University, has issued a strongly-worded letter to the campus community following numerous reports of students harassing seminarians on campus.
Oct 12, 2018 - 11:47 am .- The Archdiocese of Boston announced Thursday that it is expanding its sex abuse investigation to include all three of its seminaries.
Sep 27, 2018 - 03:01 am .- A Canadian cardinal has a provocative message for priests, bishops, and seminarians struggling to attain holiness: “You must become fire.”
Aug 26, 2018 - 04:51 am .- Two seminarians in Mexico have launched a project on Facebook to offer evangelization and pastoral ministry tools for the deaf.
Mar 30, 2018 - 12:35 pm .- For American seminarians at the Pontifical North American college in Rome, Holy Week liturgies take on new life and dimension, as the history of ancient traditions comes alive through the city’s remembrance of Christ's Passion and death.
Jan 20, 2018 - 02:40 pm .- Pope Francis met with Peruvian priests and religious Saturday, telling them that a sense of humor is a good remedy for the temptation to clerical self-importance.
Jan 18, 2018 - 03:36 pm .- Demetrio Sanchez, a 20-year-old indigenous Peruvian seminarian, is eager to see Pope Francis when he visits Puerto Maldonado on Thursday.
Sep 9, 2017 - 04:05 pm .- On Saturday, Pope Francis told Colombia's priests and religious that vocations come from a variety of different backgrounds and flourish with joyful service, but die as soon as they become infected by greed or selfish interests.
Aug 7, 2017 - 04:19 pm .- How does a pub make up for mistakenly trying to kick out a group of celebrating seminarians? By naming a beer after them and calling it the “Thirsty Priests.”
May 31, 2017 - 04:00 pm .- Upon winning the Vatican's annual soccer championship last week, the victorious team honored Christians in Egypt who have faced increasingly brutal persecution in recent years.
May 23, 2017 - 12:05 am .- Martin Baani was just 24 years old when he risked his life as a seminarian to rescue the Blessed Sacrament from the imminent invasion of Islamic State terrorists in his hometown.
May 8, 2017 - 12:05 pm .- Pope Francis met with priests and seminarians from the Portuguese College in Rome, asking them to allow Mary to bring them closer to Christ – just like she did for the children at Fatima.
Apr 4, 2017 - 06:02 am .- Jaime Maldonado-Aviles thought that he would be spending his life behind microscopes at Yale as a neuroscientist. But his life has taken a dramatic turn, and he is now discerning the priesthood at The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.
Mar 23, 2017 - 08:01 pm .- Priestly formation isn't a just a job for the rector – it's a responsibility shared between the entire Christian community and seminarians themselves, said a Ghanaian bishop.
Aug 25, 2016 - 04:18 am .- In a conversation with members of the Jesuit order from Poland, Pope Francis said the real life situations of everyday Catholics aren’t black and white, but rather vary on a spectrum of gray.
Aug 10, 2016 - 06:06 am .- A Catholic charity is launching a campaign to support the studies of 1,000 seminarians around the world in honor of a French priest who was killed by ISIS sympathizers while celebrating Mass two weeks ago.
Aug 6, 2016 - 03:02 am .- Archbishop Diarmuid Martin of Dublin has transferred his seminarians away from Ireland's main seminary, St. Patrick's College, after anonymous accusations emerged of a gay culture at the institution.
Aug 1, 2016 - 12:54 pm .- The body of a Kansas seminarian who drowned after rescuing a woman in the Arkansas River has been found.