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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Eleven Students Receive Degrees

Eleven students at Saint Vincent Seminary will receive degrees in five different programs following completion of the 2019-2020 academic year on May 8. The graduates include four men who will be ordained to the priesthood after earning the master of divinity degree; a lay student earning a master of arts degree; two seminarians and one […]

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