Friday, October 23, 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.

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Bishop Mark Bartchak of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown moderated the Saint Vincent Seminary formation day programming on Wednesday, October 21, 2020. Maureen E. Lally-Green assisted in moderating the panel. Joining the four-part panels, which focused on legal issues, were friends, alumni, and Board of Regents members. They included Very Rev. Lawrence A. DiNardo; Rita Joyce, Esq.; Christopher Ponticello, Esq. and Anna B. Torrance, Esq., all of the Diocese of Pittsburgh, for the first session.
The second session included Marie Milie JOnes, Esq., Jones Passodelis; Joni Mangino, Esq., Zimmer Kunz; P. Michael Pohl, Esq., Jones Day. Session three featured Rev. Mark Begley, Rev. Charles Bober and Msgr. James Gason. The final session featured John Marous, John Hans and Pohl.
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“My soul glorifies the Lord” (Luke 1:46-55).
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Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Brother Barnabas O'Reilly, O.S.B., gave a great presentation on Pax for Oblate Day. Take a look.
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2020 Oblate Day: Pax
Brother Barnabas O'Reilly, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, speaks on Pax, an even more ancient motto of the Benedictines than the traditional "Ora…
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Saint Vincent Archabbey & Seminary
Eight diocesan seminarians 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. Among those instituted were Nicholas Clinton, Diocese of Pittsburgh; Michael Elmlinger, Diocese of Covington; John Ferguson, Diocese of Pittsburgh; Andrew Hamilton, Diocese of Greensburg; Brendon Harfmann, Diocese of Brooklyn; Randy Nguyen, Diocese of Brooklyn; Cory Pius, Diocese of Erie and Justin Treon, Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. Below is a link to photos of the event.

https://saintvincentseminary.smugmug.com/2020-Ministry-of-Acolyte/
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Whenever this Gospel passage come up with the well-known saying of Jesus; “repay to Caesar what belongs to Caesar and to God what belongs to God" I think of Thomas Jefferson's view of "separation of church and state" which led to the Supreme Court ruling that stated; "The First Amendment has erected a wall between church and state. That wall must be kept high and impregnable.”

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“It is love alone that gives worth to all things” (Saint Teresa of Avila).

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