A New Website for our New College Seminary

Now that we’ve broken ground on our new college seminary, we think it’s a great time to launch a new website as well! Our new site provides guidance and resources for those discerning a vocation, but also great information for future seminarians, their families, and the parishioners who will be praying for them. Here are …

Noli Timere: Courage and Blessings Reign at College Seminary Groundbreaking

It was about 3:00 p.m. on Thursday when Fr. Matthew Kauth, the Rector of St. Joseph College Seminary, made the decision that despite an unfavorable forecast due to Tropical Storm Florence, the college seminary would proceed with its groundbreaking on Saturday, September 15. Fr. Kauth stated that while he would never put the safety of …

A Good Day to Read the USCCB’s Statement on Religious Liberty

“We are Catholics. We are Americans. We are proud to be both, grateful for the gift of faith which is ours as Christian disciples, and grateful for the gift of liberty which is ours as American citizens. To be Catholic and American should mean not having to choose one over the other. Our allegiances are …

The Diocese of Charlotte: A Bastion of Catholicism in the South

The South is generally known as Protestant territory, but this stereotype is becoming increasingly inaccurate, particularly in the Diocese of Charlotte. While many can vividly remember a time when Catholics in North Carolina were persecuted for their beliefs, the Catholic population of our Diocese has grown immensely since Blessed Pope Paul VI first established the …

Quo Vadis Days Helps Men Seek God’s Will For Their Lives

SJCS seminarians are looking forward to the Diocese of Charlotte’s sixth annual Quo Vadis Days, June 11 – 15. Many of them attended Quo Vadis Days before entering college seminary and are eager to assist other young men pondering God’s plan for their lives. The 5-day summer camp on the campus of Belmont Abbey College …