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2017 Ministry of Acolyte

2017 Ministry of Acolyte

October 19
Six seminarians from the dioceses of Pittsburgh, Erie, Metuchen and Saint Vincent Archabbey were instituted into the ministry of acolyte on October 18, 2017 by Most Rev. James Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. The acolyte is instituted to serve at the altar and to assist the priest and deacon. Read More
2017 New Students

2017 New Students

October 19
New students at Saint Vincent Seminary in 2017-2018 include: Read More
Abbot Primate Honored; Degrees Awarded

Abbot Primate Honored; Degrees Awarded

May 15
Abbot Gregory Polan, O.S.B., the newly-elected Abbot Primate of the worldwide Benedictine Order, spoke at the 171st annual commencement of Saint Vincent Seminary, held on Friday, May 12, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Abbot Gregory, who, until his election as Abbot Primate, was the Abbot of Conception Abbey in Missouri, represents the International Federation of Benedictine Abbeys throughout the world. He was also presented with the doctor of divinity degree, honoris causa. Read More
2017 Ministry of Reader

2017 Ministry of Reader

July 18
Eight Saint Vincent seminarians from three dioceses and one monastery will be instituted to the Ministry of Reader on Wednesday, March 29 by Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of Harrisburg. Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B.; Very Rev. Edward Mazich, O.S.B.; Rev. Patrick Cronauer, O.S.B., of Saint Vincent Seminary, faculty members and alumni will be among the concelebrants. The ministry of reader permits these seminarians to proclaim the readings (other than the Gospel) at Mass and other sacred celebrations. Read More
Education Fund Dinner With Father Larry Richards

Education Fund Dinner With Father Larry Richards

March 22
Saint Vincent Seminary will hold its annual Education Fund Dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27 at LeMont in Pittsburgh. Father Larry Richards, pastor of Saint Joseph Church and the Bread of Life Community in Erie, will be the keynote speaker. Proceeds benefit the education of priesthood candidates at the Seminary. Read More


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