2017 Ministry of Acolyte

Six seminarians from the dioceses of Pittsburgh, Erie, Metuchen and Saint Vincent Archabbey were instituted into the ministry of acolyte on October 18, 2017 by Most Rev. James Checchio, Bishop of Metuchen at Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. The acolyte is instituted to serve at the altar and to assist the priest and deacon. DIOCESE OF […]

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2017 New Students

New students at Saint Vincent Seminary in 2017-2018 include: SAINT VINCENT ARCHABBEY Brother Robert S. Austin, O.S.B., of Hagerstown, Maryland, is entering the pre-theology program. He is a 2009 graduate of North Hagerstown High School and earned a bachelor of arts degree in theology from Mount St. Marys University in 2013. The son of Lucy […]

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Abbot Primate Honored; Degrees Awarded

Abbot Gregory Polan, O.S.B., the newly-elected Abbot Primate of the worldwide Benedictine Order, spoke at the 171st annual commencement of Saint Vincent Seminary, held on Friday, May 12, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. Abbot Gregory, who, until his election as Abbot Primate, was the Abbot of Conception Abbey in Missouri, represents the International Federation […]

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2017 Ministry of Reader

Eight Saint Vincent seminarians from three dioceses and one monastery will be instituted to the Ministry of Reader on Wednesday, March 29 by Most Rev. Ronald W. Gainer, D.D., J.C.L., Bishop of Harrisburg. Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B.; Very Rev. Edward Mazich, O.S.B.; Rev. Patrick Cronauer, O.S.B., of Saint Vincent Seminary, faculty members and alumni […]

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