Kenrick-Glennon Seminary will host the 2015 Advent Novena during the evenings from December 1st through December 9th. All friends of the seminary are invited to join our seminarians for nine evenings of prayer and worship in preparation for Christmas. Each night of the Novena begins at 7:00 p.m. and includes prayer, Scripture, a reflective homily, and hymns led by the seminarian choir. The Novena will be held in the seminary’s recently renovated Chapel of St. Joseph.

Scheduled Homilists

December 1 – Father James Mason, President-Rector

December 2 – Father David Nerbun, Lecturer in Moral Theology

December 3 – Msgr. Michael Witt, Professor of Church History

December 4 – Father Paul Hoesing, Dean of Seminarians

December 5 – Deacon Gabriel Greer, Theology IV – Wichita

December 6 – Father Donald Anstoetter, Director of Worship

December 7 – Father Mark Kramer, Director of Spiritual Formation

December 8 – Most Reverend Edward Rice, Auxiliary Bishop of St. Louis

December 9 – Most Reverend Robert Carlson, Archbishop of St. Louis


Kenrick-Glennon Seminary is located at 5200 Glennon Drive, off Weil Avenue, approximately 6 blocks west of Chippewa and 10 blocks east of Laclede Station Road.