Thursday, September 24, 2020

Seminary Welcomes New Students

Saint Vincent Seminary welcomed 13 new students on August 17, studying for ordination to the priesthood, in the ecclesial ministry program as well as the master of arts program and for continuing education. DIOCESE OF ALTOONA-JOHNSTOWN John M. Roy of Johnstown is the son of Roger Roy Jr. and Terri Roy of Johnstown. He is […]

Praying Sacred Scripture This Fall

Father Nathanael Polinski, O.S.B., describes his fall 2020 online course offering, Praying Sacred Scripture. For more information on fall online courses, visit this link.

Red Mass, Pope Benedict XVI Lecture Postponed

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the Red Mass and the Pope Benedict XVI lecture for 2020 have been postponed until 2021. Look for updates soon.

OUR LATEST VIDEO!

Seminary Facebook

Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary

A page for alumni, current students, and members of the local community to connect and be up to date on the happenings at Saint Vincent Archabbey and Seminary.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Eccl 1:2-11��; Ps 90:3-6,12-14,17��; Lk 9:7-9��

In every age hope emerges, perhaps we may gain wisdom of heart. With today’s psalm we ponder this hope, and we join with people of every generation in praying, “Return, O LORD!” We are dust and unto dust we shall return. Indeed, the LORD summons us back to him saying, “Return, O children of men.”
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Prv 30:5-9; Ps 119:29,72,89,101,104,163; Lk 9:1-6

The Lord Jesus teaches his disciples that wherever our hearts are there are our treasure. Saint John of the Cross reaffirms this teaching in his statement that we become what we love. Our responsorial psalm has us pray about our love for the Law of the Lord.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Prv 21:1-6,10-13; Ps 119:1,27,30,34,35,44; Lk 8:19-21�

With today’s psalm we pray for the LORD to be our guide in the way of his commands. We pray for his guidance because without it our hearts will never learn his wisdom. Until we keep the Law of the LORD with all our hearts we are bound to go astray.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Eph 4:1-7, 11-13; Ps 19:2-3, 4-5; Mt 9:9-13��

Saint Matthew and all the apostolic witnesses spread the message of the Lord Jesus through all the earth. Even though all of nature declares the glory of God and the firmament proclaims his handiwork, the witness of the Gospel is so much greater.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
It seems that whenever this Gospel is discussed the question of fairness becomes the focal point. Was it fair that those who worked the shortest period where paid a full day’s wage, the same as those who worked all day? In our day this is a case that would probably go to the Labor Relations Board or to the courts, but things were different at the time of Jesus.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
1Cor 15:35-37,42-49��; Ps 56:10-14; Lk 8:4-15

Because of the beautiful gift of faith those in danger because of persecution could ask the question: “What can flesh do against me?” Indeed, with them we are bound to God by the vows and thank offerings we offer to His Majesty. For the LORD has rescued us from death, and our feet from stumbling.

Visit our photo galleries on SmugMug!