Bishop Daly to lead vocations retreat at St. Patrick’s in Menlo Park Feb. 21-23
Plus monthly sessions with Fr. Tom Martin in Redwood City and Fr. Cameron Fuller in San Francisco

Bishop Daley served as San Jose auxiliary bishop before appointment to Spokane (Photo by Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review) Is God calling you to a vocation as a priest? One way to find out if you have a

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Menlo Park priest answers Archbishop Paglia on euthanasia
Father Pius Pietrzyk: a priest must do anything in his power to stop a person from committing suicide

After a prominent archbishop commented to journalists last week that he would hold the hand of a person dying of assisted suicide, two priests and a cardinal offered their perspectives to Catholic News Agency on what a priest ought to

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2019-12-20T10:41:35-08:00December 20th, 2019|Categories: Social issues|Tags: , , |17 Comments

Filipino seminarians make up a fifth of the student body
St. Patrick's Seminary celebrates Philippine's patron saint

On Sept. 27, the St. Patrick’s Seminary & University community celebrated the feast day of San Lorenzo Ruiz de Manila, the patron saint of the Philippines and the Filipino people, with a procession, Mass and traditional Filipino feast.  San

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2019-10-30T05:38:47-07:00October 30th, 2019|Categories: Immigration|Tags: |2 Comments

Fr. Fessio, Ignatius Press at St Patrick’s Seminary
Catholic publishers honored

Fr. Fessio with Pope Benedict XVI   Special from Gibbons Cooney. On Saturday, September 14, St. Patrick’s Seminary will host its annual gala fundraiser. St. Patrick’s serves the archdiocese of San Francisco, plus surrounding dioceses including Oakland, Santa

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New rector named at California seminary
Fr. Daniel B. Donohoo appointed president-rector of St. Patrick Seminary & University, Fr. Anthony Stoeppel as vice-rector

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone of the Archdiocese of San Francisco announces the appointment of Rev. Daniel B. Donohoo as President-Rector of St. Patrick Seminary & University, and Rev. Anthony Stoeppel as its Vice-Rector. Both appointments are for five-year terms and

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2019-08-16T05:54:53-07:00August 16th, 2019|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: |1 Comment

Potential priests hear from Bishops Christian and Daly

The following comes from a story dated Feb. 28 in Catholic San Francisco. St. Patrick’s Seminary & University in conjunction with its partner dioceses, hosted a weekend discernment retreat for priestly vocations Jan. 18-20 providing “a quiet and prayerful environment”

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St. Patrick’s Seminary hosts discernment retreat for prospective military chaplains

Twenty-nine men from three service branches of the United States Armed Forces will gather here this weekend for a March 15-18 discernment retreat aimed at helping them determine if they are called by the Holy Spirit to be Catholic priests

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In San Francisco archdiocese, new website promotes Catholic arts Expanding a recent San Francisco archdiocesan initiative to encourage reverent music and enrich liturgical life, a new website celebrates Catholic culture as a means to share and spread the faith.  The online venture of the Benedict XVI Institute for

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2018-03-11T12:33:14-07:00March 11th, 2018|Categories: Arts and Culture|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Largest crowd ever at St. Patrick’s Seminary gala

California Catholic Daily Exclusive. On Saturday, September 9, St. Patrick’s Seminary in Menlo Park hosted its 10th annual Four Pillars Gala. The event is the school's primary yearly fundraiser. The seminary serves a number of dioceses, and this year is forming

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St. Patrick’s Seminary installs Reverend George E. Schultze as 17th president-rector

On Monday, August 21, 2017, St. Patrick’s Seminary & University celebrated the installation of Reverend George E. Schultze, SJ, as the institution’s 17th President-Rector. The Mass was celebrated by The Most Reverend Salvatore J. Cordileone, Archbishop of San Francisco, who

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2017-08-25T10:02:02-07:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |26 Comments