St. Patrick’s Seminary adds faculty, boosts student recruitment

Five new professors hired, expects to admit as many as 15 new seminarians from six dioceses for upcoming academic year

St. Patrick’s Seminary & University is welcoming five new professors and expects to admit as many as 15 new seminarians from six dioceses for the upcoming academic year, as new rector-president and vice chancellor Jesuit Father George Schultze reaches out to bishops in several Western states to encourage them to consider the Menlo Park seminary for priestly … [Read more...]

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Jesuit named new rector of St. Patrick’s Seminary and University

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone appoints Rev. George F. Schultze, S.J., as president-rector

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone, Chancellor of the Board of Trustees of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University, has appointed Rev. George F. Schultze, S.J. as President-Rector and Vice Chancellor effective July 1, 2017. Fr. Schultze has been at St. Patrick’s since 2005, serving on the Seminary faculty, holding various administrative positions and serving as spiritual … [Read more...]

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San Jose diocese won’t send seminarians to St. Patrick’s anymore

Bishop Patrick McGrath says seminarians will instead be sent to the University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago

In a brief letter to priests of the San Jose diocese dated Feb. 10, Bishop Patrick McGrath announced that he had "decided to transfer current seminarians and send our future seminarians to the University of Saint Mary of the Lake Mundelein Seminary of the Archdiocese of Chicago." The letter does not mention St. Patrick's Seminary and University in Menlo Park, about a … [Read more...]

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St. Patrick’s provost to lead SF high school assessment

‘How do we create Catholic culture in our archdiocese?’

  The following comes from a Dec. 12 story in Catholic San Francisco by Valerie Schmalz. Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone is creating a new Office of Catholic Identity Assessment for Catholic high schools starting Jan. 1 – an initiative that may be the first in the country. The office will not only work with the four archdiocesan high schools which fall … [Read more...]

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Father Malloy gave him moral compass

The following comes from an Oct. 18 article by Alvin Yu which is part of a series appearing in Catholic San Francisco. I was born and raised in San Francisco. My home parish is Sts. Peter and Paul Church, where I also went to elementary school. I attended Sacred Heart Cathedral Preparatory and did my undergraduate studies at San Francisco State University. After finishing … [Read more...]

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Bishop Daly tapped to lead Saint Patrick’s Seminary

The following comes from a Sept. 16 press release from the Archdiocese of San Francisco. Most Reverend Salvatore Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, announced today a change in leadership of St. Patrick’s Seminary & University, the Archdiocesan seminary located in Menlo Park. Most Reverend Thomas A. Daly, Auxiliary Bishop of San Jose, has been appointed interim … [Read more...]

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