Abundance of Vocations in Diocese Featured on EWTN

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Earlier this week, Fr. Kauth made an appearance on Life on the Rock, a weekly television series on EWTN hosted by Fr. John Paul and Br. John of the Franciscan Friars of the Eternal Word. In addition to reviewing the seminary’s capital campaign video, the three men discussed the abundance of vocations in our diocese, …

Check out this beautiful brick!

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It has been a productive week on the construction site of our new college seminary. Here’s a look at the mock up wall which shows the brick and cast stone which will adorn our building. Please continue to keep our building project and seminarians in your prayers. I truly appreciate your support in this important …

Fr. Kauth is coming back to EWTN!

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He’s back! If you didn’t get a chance to see Fr. Kauth’s last EWTN segment, you’re in luck! Fr. Kauth will be appearing on Life on the Rock to discuss St. Joseph College Seminary and his latest book “The Sacraments: Discovering the Treasures of Divine Life.” Fr. Kauth’s segment will be airing on June 23 at 9pm, June 27 …

An Aerial Tour of our Seminary Project

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I wanted to share this fun “video update” on our building progress from Edifice, the general contractor for our seminary construction project. It includes a great aerial view of the land and steel structure work that has been completed to date. I’ve also included a copy of the article that appeared in the May 24 …

Fr. Kauth is on EWTN tonight!

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Our very own rector, Fr. Matthew Kauth, will appear on EWTN Nightly News tonight to discuss the newly-released CARA Report on 2019 Ordinands to the Priesthood. This annual study by Georgetown University’s Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) surveys seminarians about to be ordained about the influences, education, and support they received prior …

Seminarians in the Catholic News Herald!

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Did you see the news? Our seminarians are on the cover of The Catholic News Herald! We are excited to see our new home taking shape, thanks in large part to your prayers and support. We are hoping for a sunny, productive summer. We’ll keep you updated on our progress!

Steel yourself…seminarians on site!

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It’s been a productive week in the construction of our new college seminary. The trusses are going up on our great room and refectory, as well as the steel for the academic and administration wing. You can see all of this and more on the photo carousel on our website’s homepage. Here, the seminarians can be seen …

And the Survey Says…

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This week, the Center for Applied Research in the Apostolate (CARA) at Georgetown University released its 2019 Survey of Ordinands, a national survey of seminarians who will be ordained to the priesthood later this year. As a college seminary, the most interesting statistic to us was that the average age when these future priests first …

Progress on our New College Seminary

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We are so grateful for sunny skies and the hard work of our construction crew. This week crews finished the decking on our residential wing, and the final footings were poured. Although we have some rainy days in the forecast, we are praying for a productive week ahead – next week the slab on the …

Progress on our New College Seminary

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Now that construction is underway on our new college seminary, we want to keep our Seminibus subscribers in the loop. Borrowing a phrase from Abbot Leo Haid, founder of Belmont Abbey, we’ll be sending you updates via Crescamus, Latin for “that we may grow.” When you see “Crescamus” in your inbox, you’ll know we’re making …