Father, please just answer my question!

Do you ever ask your parish priest a question and instead of an answer get three questions in response? You might find that frustrating, but your priest can’t help it…he’s trained that way! The U.S.C.C.B. Program of Priestly Formation requires a rigorous study of philosophy for all men who enter the seminary. “The study of philosophy is …

Join Our Seminarians for Solemn Vespers

One of the ways a college seminarian forms devout habits is through daily participation in the Divine Office, also known as the Liturgy of the Hours. Flowing from the Holy Sacrifice of the Mass, the Liturgy of the Hours extends one’s sacrifice of praise throughout the day. Through “psalms, hymns, and spiritual canticles” (Ephesians 5:19), …

Seminarians March in Prayer and Peaceful Protest

Fr. Matthew Kauth, who was born in the year of the Roe v. Wade decision, noted, “I could have been one of the first to fall prey to a law giving a nation the ‘right’ to infanticide. My father and mother gave me life in accordance with God’s plan.” On Friday, St. Joseph College seminarians …

Pondering the Providence of 1212 Perfection Avenue

We recently wrapped up SJCS’s 12 Days of Christmas on Facebook, so it’s a perfect time to consider the significance of the address of our future seminary. This time next year, God willing, we will be close to completion on our new home at 1212 Perfection Avenue. On our website, we address the divine significance …