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News Archive (2010)

Seminarian Spends Summer In Mexico

Seminarian Spends Summer In Mexico

January 20
By Sadie Stresky Read More
Dr. James Maher New Board Vice Chairman

Dr. James Maher New Board Vice Chairman

January 20
Dr. James V. Maher, a member of the Saint Vincent Seminary Board of Regents since 1999, has been elected Vice Chairman of the Board. Read More
All in the Family: Seminarians Really Are Brothers

All in the Family: Seminarians Really Are Brothers

January 20
By Sadie Stresky Read More

Twelve Installed To Ministry Of Acolyte

January 20
Twelve Saint Vincent seminarians from six archdioceses and dioceses and two monasteries were installed in the Ministry of Acolyte on November 8 by Most Rev. Joseph P. McFadden, D.D., Bishop of Harrisburg, in the Saint Vincent Archabbey Basilica. They are from the Archdiocese of Atlanta, the dioceses of Covington, Erie, Harrisburg, Savannah and Wheeling-Charleston, Saint Vincent Archabbey and the Monastery of Christ in the Desert. Read More
Monsignor Paul Lenz Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Monsignor Paul Lenz Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

January 20
Monsignor Paul A. Lenz, C’46, S’49, D’95, received the Seminary Lifetime Achievement Award during the annual Alumni Day Mass and Banquet at Saint Vincent Seminary. In his remarks honoring Msgr. Lenz, Father Justin Matro, O.S.B., Rector, noted that Monsignor Lenz “has served the Universal Church as a missionary, both at home as well as abroad.... Monsignor Lenz was ordained a priest of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown in 1949, where he served in a number of parishes and worked in the Diocesan Chancery as the Director of the Society for the Propagation of the Faith. In 1970 he volunteered to serve as a missionary in Paraguay with the Guaranii, an indigenous South American people. Read More
Dr. Scott Hahn to Speak at Saint Vincent

Dr. Scott Hahn to Speak at Saint Vincent

January 27
Dr. Scott Hahn, author, speaker and professor, will lecture on “Many Are Called: Rediscovering the Glory of the Priesthood” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, November 15, at the Robert S. Carey Performing Arts Center at Saint Vincent College. Dr. Hahn is The Pope Benedict XVI Chair in Biblical Theology and Homiletics for Excellence in Preaching at Saint Vincent Seminary. The lecture is free and open to the public. Reservations are suggested and can be made by calling 724-805-2177. Read More

Seminary Welcomes 18 New Students

January 20
Saint Vincent Seminary welcomed 18 new students for the fall semester, including seminarians from eight dioceses and archdioceses, one religious community, and a lay student in the master of arts program. Read More
Director of Hispanic Ministries Named

Director of Hispanic Ministries Named

January 20
Juan-Pedro Reyna, who has been an adjunct faculty member at Saint Vincent Seminary since August 2006, has been named Director of Hispanic Ministries. Read More
Father John-Mary Tompkins Named Vice Rector of Saint Vincent Seminary

Father John-Mary Tompkins Named Vice Rector of Saint Vincent Seminary

January 20
Father John-Mary (John W.) Tompkins, O.S.B., a Benedictine monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, has been named Vice Rector and Director of Field Education at Saint Vincent Seminary, as well as to the faculty. Read More
Father Aaron Buzzelli Named Director of Spiritual Life

Father Aaron Buzzelli Named Director of Spiritual Life

January 20
Father Aaron N. Buzzelli, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, has been named Director of Spiritual Life at Saint Vincent Seminary. Read More
Director of Music Appointed

Director of Music Appointed

January 20
John Szalewicz has been named Director of Music for Saint Vincent Seminary, starting with the fall 2010 semester. Read More
Scott Hahn 2010 Summer Conference

Scott Hahn 2010 Summer Conference

January 20
Scott Hahn 2010 Summer Conference, $550.00. Priests, deacons and seminarians are invited to spend four days reflecting on the “Gospel & Sacraments: Reading and Proclaming the Gospel of John,” with Dr. Scott Hahn, June 14-18, 2010 on the grounds of Saint Vincent Archabbey and Seminary in Latrobe, Pennsylvania. Read More

Thirteen Degrees Awarded May 7

February 14
Thirteen degrees were awarded at the 2010 commencement of Saint Vincent Seminary, including ten master of divinity degrees, two master of arts degrees and one bachelor of sacred theology degree. Graduating students were from the archdioceses of Atlanta and Campinas, dioceses of Erie, Pittsburgh, Savannah and Youngstown, Saint Benedict Abbey in Atchison and Saint Vincent Archabbey in Latrobe. One lay student received a degree. Read More
Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., Re-Elected as Major Superior of the Benedictine Community

Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., Re-Elected as Major Superior of the Benedictine Community

January 20
Archabbot Douglas R. Nowicki, O.S.B., the eleventh Archabbot of Saint Vincent Archabbey, was re-elected as the major superior of the Benedictine Community in Latrobe, Pennsylvania on Tuesday, May 11. Read More
Remarks of Father Edward M. Lohse, J.C.L., At May 7 Commencement

Remarks of Father Edward M. Lohse, J.C.L., At May 7 Commencement

January 27
Rev. Edward M. Lohse, J.C.L. Read More
Rev. Edward Lohse to Receive Honorary Doctorate, Serve as Commencement Speaker

Rev. Edward Lohse to Receive Honorary Doctorate, Serve as Commencement Speaker

January 20
Rev. Edward M. Lohse, J.C.L., of the Diocese of Erie will receive an honorary degree and serve as commencement speaker at Saint Vincent Seminary's annual commencement, to be held on Friday, May 7, 2010, at 5 p.m. in the Archabbey Basilica. Read More
WQED's Deborah Acklin to Speak at Seminary Scholarship Dinner

WQED's Deborah Acklin to Speak at Seminary Scholarship Dinner

January 20
Saint Vincent Seminary will hold its annual Scholarship Dinner at on Thursday, April 15, at LeMont on Mount Washington. Deborah Acklin, executive vice president and general manager of WQED Multimedia, will be the keynote speaker. Read More
Seminarians Release CD

Seminarians Release CD

January 20
Saint Vincent Seminary announces the release of its debut CD, O God Come to my Assistance: Saint Vincent Seminarians in Song. The CD showcases the multicultural diversity of the Seminary, with songs in Spanish, Vietnamese, and even a Baptist choir piece, along with several individual and duo selections. Songs sung by the Spanish choir include “Perdona a Tu Pueblo” and “Pescador de Hombres.” “Ca Khug Trâm Huong” is performed by the Vietnamese Choir. Original pieces include “God Above All” written by Deacon Robert Fleckenstein, “Melody in E” written by Rev. Daniel Langa, and “The Good Pelican” co-written by Michael Gossett and Rev. Langa. Read More

Thirteen Installed to Ministry of Reader

January 20
Thirteen seminarians from Saint Vincent Seminary, representing one archdiocese, six dioceses, and one abbey, were installed to the ministry of reader on February 22, 2010 by the Most Reverend William J. Winter, S.T.D., retired auxiliary bishop of Pittsburgh, in the Saint Vincent Basilica. Seminarians are from the Archdiocese of Atlanta, the Dioceses of Covington, Erie, Harrisburg, Saginaw, Savannah and Wheeling-Charleston; and from Saint Vincent Archabbey. Read More


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