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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2019-10-30T05:38:47-08:00October 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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2019-08-16T05:54:53-08:00August 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

https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=4&v=x6On-gOKDOY 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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2018-03-11T12:33:14-08:00March 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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2017-08-25T10:02:02-08:00August 25th, 2017|Categories: Other News|Tags: , , , |26 Comments

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

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

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2017-07-12T11:14:31-08:00July 12th, 2017|Categories: California Diocese News|Tags: , |6 Comments