Rite of Candidacy!
2022 Candidacy Mass
On Sunday, August 14 at the Church of Saint Joseph in West Saint Paul, Archbishop Bernard A. Hebda presided at the Mass and Rite of Admission to Candidacy for Holy Orders for seminarians Sebastian Spencer, Eric Miller, Charles DeReuil II, Steven Lang, Peter Romens and Dominic Miller. Please keep these Candidates and all of the seminarians in your prayers as we continue to pray for vocations to the priesthood, consecrated life, permanent diaconate and holy marriages.
2021 Candidacy Mass
Congratulations to the following archdiocesan seminarians who received the Admission to Candidacy Rite for Ordination to the diaconate and priesthood! Ben Eichten, Hjalmar Gudjonnson, Alex Marquette, Zac Ochsenbauer and Randy Skeate. We celebrate with these men as they journey forward in their preparation for priesthood.