Saint Paul Seminary

Seminary life, leadership through crisis have prepared Saint Paul Seminary alum Cozzens for next role as bishop

October 18, 2021
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“I’m a person who loves adventures,” Cozzens said. “To me, this is a great, new adventure … for the sake of the Gospel.”

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Rector, seminarians and alums compete in Twin Cities Marathon

October 4, 2021
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Saint Paul Seminary Rector Father Joseph Taphorn ran alongside two men currently discerning priesthood and three more SPS alums who now serve as parish priests in the Saint Paul-Minneapolis Archdiocese.

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A new year begins at the Seminaries of Saint Paul

September 16, 2021
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The fall semester is in full swing at both Saint John Vianney College Seminary and the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.

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Like father, (kind of) like son: Family’s vocational path overlaps at St. Paul Seminary

September 2, 2021
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John Utecht is a seminarian in formation for the priesthood. John’s father, Joe, was ordained a permanent deacon in December 2019.

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St. Paul Seminary catechist Jeff Cavins reacts to success of the ‘Bible in a Year’ podcast

August 31, 2021
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The Bible in a Year show topped the Apple charts in every category.

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How the seminary prepares men to become well-rounded Catholic priests

August 2, 2021
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Seminary formation is not isolated to one aspect, but rather growth in four dimensions: human, intellectual, pastoral, and spiritual.

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Meet the St. Paul Seminary Class of 2021

July 8, 2021
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The men ordained to the priesthood this summer will serve eight different dioceses in the Midwest and one religious order, Pro Ecclesia Sancta, which is entrusted with the pastoral care of St. Mark’s Parish in St. Paul, Minnesota.

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One Day for One Priest

October 27, 2020
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We reached our goal! Thank you.

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Fall Ireland Lecture Link

October 9, 2020
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A recorded version of the lecture presented on October 12, 2020.

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Meet the Class of 2020

July 7, 2020
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[This article was originally published in the Summer 2020 issue of the Oracle] It is a privilege to introduce The Saint Paul Seminary Class of 2020. This group of 13 will serve five dioceses throughout the Midwest and the religious order Pro Ecclesia Sancta. For the past four years, they studied, laughed, and grew through the […]

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