Rest and Reflection

Coming off a long break leads one to look back and see what they accomplished during their time off. Whether it was spent with family, friends, or doing other activities, it’s important to look back and be thankful to God for the graces that were received during that time. For...

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Three Important Steps

Being newly installed as a lector is a very exciting part of my formation. Sometimes it’s easy to be lulled into the routine of seminary (just like life!), but as a seminarian enters theology, before they are ordained a transitional deacon at the end of 3rd theology, they go through...

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Do Small Things with Great Love

Every Wednesday here at St. Joseph’s Seminary, we have our apostolic assignments where we go out into the community to do work. Each class has a designated area of focus that they work with, and for first year, we work with the poor. My assignment is in the South Bronx,...

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He Leadeth Me

For my first book for spiritual reading this semester, I decided to read a classic called He Leadeth Me. It’s a short book, only about 200 pages, and it details the life of a Jesuit priest who decided to go to the Soviet Union in the 1940’s to minister to...

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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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