Summer Conference On Spiritual Direction

Saint Vincent Seminary faculty members Father Thomas Acklin, O.S.B., professor of theology, and Father Boniface Hicks, O.S.B., director of spiritual formation, will conduct a weeklong summer conference, Spiritual Direction I: Art of Accompaniment, June 24-28 on campus. The event is being sponsored by the Seminary Institute for Ministry Formation, which is an extension of the […]

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2019 Ministry of Lector

Nine seminarians were instituted into the Ministry of Reader on Wednesday, February 27, by Most Rev. Mark Bartchak, Bishop of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown. The ministry of lector permits these seminarians to proclaim the readings (other than the Gospel) at Mass and other sacred celebrations. The seminarians, who are in the first year of theology […]

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New Website Manager For Seminary

David J. Rodkey of Vintondale has joined the Seminary staff as the new website/technical manager and also as manager of the Seminary’s Institute for Ministry Formation website. A 2018 graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor of science degree in management information systems and information technology, he has previously been employed as audio/visual […]

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Ministry of Parenting Program Upcoming

The Institute for Ministry Formation at Saint Vincent Seminary is hosting a special event, “The Ministry of Parenting,” with special guest speakers Alicia and Michael Hernon, hosts of the renowned podcast “Messy Parenting.” On November 17, the Hernons will offer reflections and lead parents in exercises to foster prayerful growth in parenting at the Fred […]

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Seminary Establishes Institute for Ministry Formation

Saint Vincent Seminary announces the establishment of a new institute, aimed at offering spiritual direction training, spiritual retreats, ongoing education and peer support networks extended through technology that can link remote and local communities. The Institute for Ministry Formation will extend the Seminary’s formational and educational offerings to the wider ministerial community. It will incorporate […]

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