Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Year-End Christmas Message

A year-end Christmas message from Saint Vincent Seminary Rector Father Edward Mazich, O.S.B., and the faculty, administration, staff and seminarians.

Saint Vincent Seminary Alumnus New Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Greensburg

Saint Vincent Seminary and College alumnus Larry J. Kulick, J.C.L., has been named Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Greensburg by Pope Francis. “The entire Benedictine Community at Saint Vincent and beyond extends heartfelt congratulations to Bishop-elect Larry J. Kulick as the sixth Bishop of the Diocese of Greensburg,” said Rt. Rev. Martin de Porres Bartel, […]

Spring, Summer Courses and Conferences

Saint Vincent Seminary’s Institute for Ministry Formation will offer two new online courses as well as five other online courses this spring, in addition to the summer conferences on spiritual direction. Father Stephen Peter Concordia, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, will teach a course entitled IMTH 729 Introduction to Gregorian Chant. Father Stephen […]

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Benedictine Military School and the Benedictine Priory in Savannah are hosting six Saint Vincent Archabbey junior monks (Brother Gilbert, Brother Francisco, Brother Angelo, Brother Gregory, Brother Xavier, Brother Sean), and one postulant (Tim, who is a candidate for admission into the religious order).
The visitors arrived in two cars Monday, January 11. Some will return to Latrobe, Pa., (home of Saint Vincent Archabbey and Saint Vincent College) on Saturday, while others will remain until Jan. 23.
Last week, they met with BC Principal Mr. Jacob Horne and BC Director of Curriculum Mr. Peter Newman. They also spent time with Cadets in BC Gym.
Other activities on the agenda include tours throughout Savannah (including to Leopold's Ice Cream) and Tybee Island, as well as in-class observation of our teachers and Cadets. At 5 p.m. Sunday, they will attend Mass with youth groups at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. They'll also attend BC basketball and wrestling events during their stay.
(Photos by BC Communications Director Noell Barnidge)
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Having celebrated the Baptism of the Lord last Sunday and the feast of the Epiphany the Sunday before, the Church now sets off into the still fresh new year with a series of what could be termed “call narratives.” Today we hear Samuel and Peter being called to their respective ministries in the service of the Lord.
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Joanne Rogers was a frequent visitor to the Fred Rogers Center at Saint Vincent College, as well as to events on campus, from Pittsburgh Steelers Training Camp to concerts to interactions with students, to the Yo-Yo Ma Fred Rogers Legacy Award presentation. A select sampling of photos from her many visits include pictures with Yo-Yo Ma, David Hartman, James Ragan, Art Rooney, LeVar Burton, to Fred's biographer Maxwell King, as well as when she received an honorary doctorate from Saint Vincent from then college President Martin Bartel, O.S.B., now the 12th Archabbot of Saint Vincent, to her friendship with the 11th Archabbot, Douglas Nowicki, O.S.B. Other concerts she attended included those of André Watts, Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, organist Alan Morrison, son of her dear friend Jeannine Morrison, with whom she was a frequent duo-piano partner. Her spirit was evident in her robust laugh, and her joie de vivre. Fred will be glad to see her. To read Saint Vincent's statement on her passing on January 14, 2021, please visit this link: https://www.stvincent.edu/news/2021/saint-vincent-community-mourns-loss-of-mrs-joanne-rogers.html.
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you may feel all alone, but you are not...stay on the path of righteousness...He is with you.
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Gospel – Mark 1:7-11

The Baptism of the Lord marks the end of the Christmas Season. In a few short weeks we have gone from the baby in the manger to the thirty-year-old Jesus preparing to begin his ministry. This Baptism of Jesus by John was not Baptism as we understand it as a Sacrament of Initiation that takes away Original Sin and makes us members of God’s family.
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“So, let’s strive for the things that bring peace and the things that build each other up” (Romans 14: 19).

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