A Ministry Received

The Spring Semester is now one month old and a lot has happened. I am taking six classes again this semester. One of my classes is a Scripture class on the Pentateuch which is the first five books of the Bible. It has been very interesting and enlightening so far....

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God’s Love Transcends Time and Space

A verse that I have been meditating on these past few weeks is Luke 22:39-46: “Jesus went out as usual to the Mount of Olives, and his disciples followed him. On reaching the place, he said to them, “Pray that you will not fall into temptation.” He withdrew about a...

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Holy Hour

Sunday’s tend to be busy here at the college seminary at Saint Andrew’s Hall. Among the many things we have on Sunday, it all wraps up at 8:00pm with a Holy Hour. Exposition and Adoration in front of the Blessed Sacrament allow us to bring all our cares and anxieties...

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Living in the Midst of Longing

A few weeks ago, Joseph Cardinal Tobin of Newark gave the seminarians at Immaculate Conception Seminary a day of recollection in preparation for Advent and Christmas. In one of his conferences, he spoke about how we are “living in the midst of longing.” During the weeks leading up to Christmas,...

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Marathon

Earlier this semester, I ran the Atlantic City Marathon, which was my first marathon. I have always enjoyed running, and when I first signed up for the race, my intentions were almost entirely human. It was just another cool accomplishment to cross off of my bucket list. As I continued...

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Fulfilled

Hi my name is Carlo Santa Teresa and I’m a seminarian for the Diocese of Camden. I was born in 1989, in Voorhees, New Jersey, the only Child of Josefina Santa Teresa. Growing up I was raised in a Catholic family and one of my earliest remembrances was my grandfather,...

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From Omaha, Nebraska

This summer, seminarians Steven Bertonazzi, John March, Christopher Myers and Carlo Santa Teresa are in Omaha, Nebraska, attending the Institute for Priestly Formation. Chris Myers offers the following reflection on their experience thus far: As we four reach our fourth week here in Nebraska, I have had a great chance...

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