• Meet our Seminarians

Our seminarians come from all over the diocese and in some cases outside of it. They come from large families and small ones, some right out of high school and others after starting a career. They are responding to a call from God to enter seminary, not knowing what might come after that. Get to know them here, as well as when they are serving in your parishes or at diocesan events. See what they have to say about discerning their vocation. Pray for them as they continue to discern God’s call and prepare themselves to be our future priests.

See a Day in the Life of our seminarians studying at the Pontifical College Josephinum in Ohio.

Listen to the latest podcast by Deacon Steven Oetjen, "Standing in the Place of Sinners." Deacon Oetjen will be ordained to the priesthood in June. 

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Seminarian Philip Briggs talks about his calling

When did you first feel God calling you to the priesthood? What's a typical day at seminary like? What advice would you give someone thinking about being a priest? Seminarian Philip Briggs answers these and more during his summer assignment at St. Mary's.

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