Saint Paul Seminary

15th Annual Rector’s Dinner

The Saint Paul Seminary’s Annual Rector’s Dinner will premiere here tonight, October 20, at 7:00 p.m. The brief live stream program includes Father Joseph Taphorn, Rector of The Saint Paul Seminary; a family whose vocations have been shaped by the seminary; and Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, Archbishop of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. The 2020 Rector’s …

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Vision and Mission

The Saint Paul Seminary’s Vision The Church on fire with the Holy Spirit, a world transformed in Jesus Christ. The Saint Paul Seminary’s Mission To provide integrated, Catholic formation for those called to serve as priests, deacons or lay leaders in their local Church. The Saint Paul Seminary’s Core Values Charity: Faithful to Christ’s new …

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Faculty Emeriti

NamePositionPhoneEmailCallaghan J.C.D., Rev. Msgr. Aloysius R.Rector and Vice President Emeritus (2005-2018)(651) OSF, Sr. KatarinaProfessor Emerita/Endowed Chair for Social Scientific Study of Religion (1991-2017)(651)

Saint Paul Seminary

The Saint Paul Seminary develops the next generation of Church leaders through formation of men for the priesthood of the Roman Catholic Church. Through the sacrament of Holy Orders, these men are formed as missionary disciples to lead and serve God’s people. Meet a new seminarian every month, plus stories and updates straight to your …

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Alumni Awards

Since 1894, more than 3,100 seminarians and more than 400 graduate theology students have passed through the doors of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity. Many of these alumni have made significant contributions to the seminary, their own parishes and communities, and the universal Church. We honor their achievements with the Distinguished Alumni Award …

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Alumni Resources

There are many benefits to being part of The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity alumni community. Your hard-earned degree and the knowledge gained from your classes and inspiring professors are just a few. Below are more great advantages just for you! Update your Information. We always enjoy hearing from you! Be sure to send …

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Welcome Alumni! Our greatest legacy is our alumni who serve daily in parishes, schools and a variety of positions throughout the Church and the world. All ordained or graduate students who have completed one or more courses at The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity are considered part of the alumni community.

Seminary Admissions

Diocesan bishops and vocation directors, along with their seminarians, are invited to discover all that The Saint Paul Seminary has to offer in our Pre-Theology and Theology formation programs. We also encourage a visit to our community in order to experience personally the vitality of the life of formation. For Vocation Directors For seminary applications, …

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Meet your future priests!

Meet a new seminarian each month + get an inside peek into life at the seminary

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