Mark your calendars! The annual Convivium Dinner Auction will take place on November 1, 2014 at The Cedars in downtown St. Louis. All proceeds support the formation and education of our future priests. Are you interested in supporting our seminarians through Convivium? If so, please consider supporting the auction in one or more of the following ways:
All Kenrick priest-alumni are invited to attend Alumni Day on October 1, 2014. This event is an opportunity to reconnect with classmates, share a meal with brother priests, and celebrate the gift of the priesthood. All activities will take place at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary. Priest-alumni are invited as complimentary guests of the seminary. For more information, visit the Alumni Association page.
You are invited to attend the upcoming Christ Alive Speaker Series. These free lectures will take place from 9:00 a.m. until Noon at the Cardinal Rigali Center. The series is co-sponsored by Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, the Paul VI Institute, and the Catholic Renewal Center.
To register, contact Jane Guenther at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 314-792-7734.
To register for 1 credit with the Paul VI Institute, contact Mary Beier at email@example.com or call 314-792-7454.
There will be a special evening featuring a dramatic presentation of the Gospel of Mark on September 9th at 7:00 p.m. at the Cardinal Rigali Center Auditorium. Admission is free. No reservations are necessary. The event will be hosted by Concordia Seminary, Kenrick-Glennon Seminary, the Office for Ecumenical Affairs, the Office of Hispanic Ministry and the Paul VI Institute.
Dakota Catholic Action | Kelli R. Schneider | July 31, 2014
For men studying to be priests, the years in seminary are full of classes, lectures and examinations all meant to help them discern what Jesus wants in their lives.
But beyond the academic aspect of the seminary, there is another crucial aspect of priestly formation: spiritual direction.
This fall, one of the Bismarck Diocese’s own will begin assisting in this important role at Kenrick-Glennon Seminary in the Archdiocese of St. Louis, Mo.
Fr. Paul Eberle was recently assigned to be a spiritual director at the institution, which consists of a minor and major seminary. Spiritual directors are assigned to individual seminarians after they begin studying at both minor and major seminary. The spiritual director’s role is to meet with the seminarian on a regular basis throughout the school year, acting as a spiritual guide and a confessor for the man studying to be a priest.
His Holiness Pope Francis has called on Catholics, with St. Francis as an example, “to build up the Church….With [every] movement in our lives, let us build!” Today we see the renewal of faith and the building of our Church from within our own Catholic communities, parishes, and schools. By making a pledge to the Annual Catholic Appeal, you provide the tools to fulfill Christ’s command to Build My Church. Your generosity supports Catholic education, youth programs and retreats, marriage preparation, and the education and formation of our priests and deacons, while establishing many other channels of grace.