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News Archive (2012)

Handel's Messiah December 8, 9

Handel's Messiah December 8, 9

December 4
Seven Admitted To Candidacy

Seven Admitted To Candidacy

February 7
Seven men were admitted to candidacy for priesthood at Saint Vincent Seminary on November 26. Presiding was Archbishop Wilton D. Gregory of Atlanta. Read More
Eight Installed To Ministry Of Acolyte

Eight Installed To Ministry Of Acolyte

November 13
Eight Seminarians from Saint Vincent Seminary were installed to the Ministry of Acolyte on November 5 by Most Rev. William J. Waltersheid of the Diocese of Pittsburgh. They are from Covington, Kentucky; Harrisburg; Paterson, New Jersey; Subiaco Abbey in Arkansas and Saint Vincent Archabbey. Additional photos of the event appear under the multimedia section of this website. Read More
Archbishop Wilton J. Gregory To Give Lecture November 27

Archbishop Wilton J. Gregory To Give Lecture November 27

November 13
Archbishop Wilton J. Gregory of the Archdiocese of Atlanta will give the fourth annual lecture of the Saint Benedict Education Foundation at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, at 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 27, at the Fred M. Rogers Center. The public is invited to attend. Read More
Vigil Mass for Year of Faith October 10

Vigil Mass for Year of Faith October 10

September 27
 Saint Vincent Archabbey and Seminary will mark the vigil of the opening of the Year of Faith with a Mass at 5 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, in the Archabbey Basilica celebrated by Most Rev. Lawrence E. Brandt, J.C.D., Ph.D., Bishop of Greensburg. Read More

Seminary Welcomes New Students

August 28
Saint Vincent Seminary welcomed 19 new students for the 2012-2013 academic year, including diocesan seminarians, men from religious orders, and lay students who will begin graduate studies.  Read More
George Weigel To Speak In Area September 10

George Weigel To Speak In Area September 10

August 23
Author and theologian George Weigel will discuss the Catholic defense of religious freedom at home and abroad and the future of the Catholic Church in the U.S. as a community of evangelical possibility in a talk Monday, Sept. 10, at 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Parish, Greensburg. It is open to the public with no admission charge. Read More
Seminary Graduate New Bishop of Erie

Seminary Graduate New Bishop of Erie

July 31
On July 31, 2012, Pope Benedict XVI today named the Rev. Msgr. Lawrence T. Persico as the tenth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Erie. He will succeed Bishop Donald W. Trautman, S.T.D., S.S.L., and will be ordained and installed as bishop during a Mass at St. Peter Cathedral in Erie on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 at 2 pm. Read More
Seminary Names Academic Dean

Seminary Names Academic Dean

July 12
Father Patrick T. Cronauer, O.S.B., a native of Summerhill, PA has been named the Academic Dean of Saint Vincent Seminary, effective July 1. Father Patrick is the son of Marion G. Cronauer of Summerhill and the late Harold T. Cronauer, Sr., and is the fourth oldest of ten children. Read More
Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., 1935-2012

Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., 1935-2012

July 12
Father Gilbert J. Burke, O.S.B., a monk of Saint Vincent Archabbey, died Sunday, June 17, 2012. He was born March 30, 1935 in Central City, Pennsylvania to the late Mark E. and the late Mary A. (Riley) Burke. He is survived by a sister, Mary Barbara D’Alessandro, of California and nieces and nephews. His brothers, Thomas and Mark Burke, are deceased. Read More
Commencement Address during Vespers—The Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ

Commencement Address during Vespers—The Most Reverend Terrence Prendergast, SJ

May 15
Commencement Address During Vespers, Archabbey of Saint Vincent, Latrobe, Pennsylvania Read More
Erie Vicar Named to Board of Regents

Erie Vicar Named to Board of Regents

May 15
The Reverend Nicholas J. Rouch, S.T.D., Vicar for Education for the Diocese of Erie, has joined the Saint Vincent Seminary Board of Regents. Read More
Friends Group Helping Seminary

Friends Group Helping Seminary

May 15
 Becoming a priest is a long and challenging process that is only made possible through the support of those around us. This principle inspired Friends of Saint Vincent Seminary, an organization looking to guide seminarians on their journeys to becoming the next generation of Catholic priests. Read More
Seminary Deacon Serving the Poor in Guatemala

Seminary Deacon Serving the Poor in Guatemala

May 15
Helping to dig school foundations for a school for kids who live in a garbage dump in Guatelmala City, Guatemala, doesn’t fit the sun and sand image that accompanies the words “Spring Break trip,” but for seven Saint Vincent College students, one seminary student, and two faculty members, that is the basis for a spring break to remember. Read More
Sixteen Degrees Awarded at Seminary Commencement

Sixteen Degrees Awarded at Seminary Commencement

May 15
Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of the Archdiocese of Ottawa, Canada, received an honorary doctor of divinity degree and gave the address at the 166th annual commencement of Saint Vincent Seminary on Friday, May 11 in the Archabbey Basilica. Read More
 Canadian Archbishop to Speak at Saint Vincent Seminary Commencement

Canadian Archbishop to Speak at Saint Vincent Seminary Commencement

May 9
Archbishop Terrence Prendergast of the Archdiocese of Ottawa, Canada, will speak at the 166th annual commencement of Saint Vincent Seminary. He will receive an honorary doctorate and give the address. The commencement ceremony will take place at 5 p.m. Friday, May 11 in the Archabbey Basilica. Read More
Nine Seminarians Installed To Ministry of Reader

Nine Seminarians Installed To Ministry of Reader

March 27
Nine men were installed in the Ministry of Reader on March 26 by Most Rev. Roger J. Foys, Bishop of Covington, at Saint Vincent Seminary. They are from the dioceses of Covington, Harrisburg, and Paterson, Saint Vincent Archabbey, Mount Saviour Monastery and Saint Joseph Monastery. Read More
Rev. Pablo T. Gadenz to Give Pope Benedict XVI Lecture March 23 at Saint Vincent Seminary

Rev. Pablo T. Gadenz to Give Pope Benedict XVI Lecture March 23 at Saint Vincent Seminary

February 2
 The annual Pope Benedict XVI Lecture will be held at 7 p.m. Friday, March 23 in the Robert S. Carey Student Center at Saint Vincent. Read More


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