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 […]

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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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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 […]

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Father Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., Elected Twelfth Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey

LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA—Father Martin de Porres Bartel, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey for 40 years, who served as the 14th president of Saint Vincent College (1995-2000), has been elected as the twelfth archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey. Archabbot Martin has been serving as the administrator of the MACH1 (Monaca, Aliquippa, Center and Hopewell) Parish […]

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Benedictines To Elect Archabbot

LATROBE, PENNSYLVANIA—On the evening of June 22, 2020, the Benedictine monastic community of Saint Vincent Archabbey gathered at Saint Vincent to elect a new major superior, the twelfth archabbot of Saint Vincent. The new archabbot will succeed the Rt. Rev. Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., who, on May 8, 2020, at the mandatory retirement age of […]

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