Friday, November 27, 2020

Spring, Summer Courses and Conferences

Saint Vincent Seminary’s Institute for Ministry Formation will offer two new online courses as well as five other online courses this spring, in addition to the summer conferences on spiritual direction. Father Stephen Peter Concordia, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, will teach a course entitled IMTH 729 Introduction to Gregorian Chant. Father Stephen […]

IMF Conference On Pastoral Conversion December 6 to 10

The Saint Vincent Seminary Institute of Ministry Formation will host a five-day virtual conference on pastoral conversion during Advent 2020, December 6 to 10. Registration information is available at pastoralconversionconference.com. Topics will cover individual/initial conversion, formation, sacramental life, lay leadership and co-responsibility and missionary outreach. Expert presenters and those giving testimonials come from a wide […]

2020 Ministry of Acolyte

Eight diocesan seminarians and one monk were instituted to the Ministry of Acolyte on Wednesday, October 14 at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica by Most Rev. David A. Zubik, D.D., Bishop of Pittsburgh. They are from the dioceses of Altoona-Johnstown, Brooklyn, Covington, Erie, Greensburg and Pittsburgh. Pictured are front, from left, Cory Pius, Diocese of Erie; […]

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The Saint Vincent Seminary Institute of Ministry Formation will host a five-day virtual conference on pastoral conversion during Advent 2020, December 6 to 10. Registration information is available at pastoralconversionconference.com.
Topics will cover individual/initial conversion, formation, sacramental life, lay leadership and co-responsibility and missionary outreach.
Expert presenters and those giving testimonials come from a wide range of backgrounds. They include authors, evangelists, cathechists, priests and lay persons involved in a variety of evangelization efforts.
Presenters will include Jim Beckman, is executive director of evangelization and cathechesis for the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City;
Monsignor Michael Begolly, a priest of the Diocese of Greensburg, Pennsylvania, who is the pastor of three parishes;
Monsignor Michael Bransfield, a priest of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia and general secretary of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, Washington, D.C;
Christopher Carstens, director of the Office for Sacred Worship in the Diocese of La Crosse, Wisconsin;
Dan Celucci of Philadelphia, chief executive officer of Catholic Leadership Institute;
John J. Hans is founder of Strategy to Executive Partners;
Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., director of the Saint Vincent Seminary Institute for Ministry Formation;
Father James Mallon, founder of the Divine Renovation Ministry;
Brandon McGinley, a Catholic writer and speaker based in Pittsburgh;
Celine Mitchell, a master catechist in the Diocese of Pittsburgh;
Helene Paharik, an alumnus of and member of the adjunct faculty of Saint Vincent Seminary;
Pablo and Anne Perez of the Emmanuel Community;
Father Stephen Pullis, director of evangelization, catechesis and schools in the Archdiocese of Detroit;
Dr. Jonathan Reyes, senior vice president of evangelization and faith formation for the Knights of Columbus;
Annie Sarlo, deputy secretary for evangelization and formation for the Diocese of Allentown;
Gregory Sherwood, founder of Mentors360, a college and young adult professional ministry aimed at connecting one generation to the next;
Father Maximo Stock, S.S.J., is director of campus ministry at Oregon State University;
Dr. Michel Therrien, president and chief executive officer of the Preambula Group;
Cristina Barba Whalen founder of The Culture Project International.
To register visit pastoralconversionconference.com
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As we celebrate the feast of Christ the King it is interesting to note that the scriptures express the nature of his Kingship in terms that borrow as much from the pastoral language of the Good Shepherd as from the expected regal imagery of royal courts. We indeed hear that the Lord will be seated like a king “upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
As we celebrate the feast of Christ the King it is interesting to note that the scriptures express the nature of his Kingship in terms that borrow as much from the pastoral language of the Good Shepherd as from the expected regal imagery of royal courts. We indeed hear that the Lord will be seated like a king “upon his glorious throne, and all the nations will be assembled before him.
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
The 2021 Saint Vincent Archabbey Calendars have arrived! Order yours at the link below. Also, in honor of Back Friday and Cyber Monday we will be offering free shipping on all orders placed between 11/27 and 12/1!

https://www.stvincentstore.com/index.php/2020-saint-vincent-archabbey-calendar-500.html
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
“Mercy is what moves us toward God” (Pope Benedict XVI).
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Today is Founders' Day at Saint Vincent, always celebrated the Thursday before Thanksgiving. In honor of Founders' Day Archabbey Publications is offering this limited edition Boniface Wimmer neck gaiter mask, designed by Brother Placid Sellers, O.S.B. The text is a quote from Blessed Pope Pius IX, who wrote, "Long Live Abbot Wimmer & his Magnificent Beard." Order yours today! As a special note, for friends who may want to watch the traditional fireworks, which will begin around 6:30 p.m. tonight, the campus is closed to foot traffic from off-campus guests due to the pandemic. Families are welcome to park in one of the lots and watch the fireworks from their vehicles.

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