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- Our Lord needs priests, good and holy priests, men who are willing to lay down their lives for their sheep. Ask our Lord what he has in mind for you! Ask him for the generosity to say “yes!” Do not be afraid to give yourself totally to Jesus. He will give you the grace you need to fulfil your vocation. Pope Benedict XVI, Hyde Park,
18th September 2010
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Most Rev Peter Smith, Archbishop of Southwark, has announced the appointment of Fr Brian Coyle as Rector of St John’s Seminary, Wonersh, in succession to Mgr Jeremy Garratt. St John’s Seminary was established in 1891 as the diocesan Seminary for … Continue reading
The seminary year began with a very successful Symposium for the Year of Faith. The Seminary community gathered with some 50 visitors to reflect on some of the documents of the Second Vatican Council. The first of these papers are … Continue reading
On 12 January Valentine Erhahon was ordained to the diaconate at St Joseph’s Church in Bromley by Bishop Patrick Lynch, auxiliary bishop in Southwark. We offer Rev Valentine our congratulations and prayers.
Three more of our former Anglican students have been ordained to the priesthood recently. Frs Nicolas von Malaise and Stuart Meyer were ordained for Southwark archdiocese in their cathedral on 19 January. Fr John Gilbert was … Continue reading
Here are some pictures of our recent Ordinations (also noted in the post Advent 2012). Congratulations to Revv. Sam, Simon, Tom, Paul and Harry – and thanks to Bishop Kieran Conry.
On 18 October Cardinal Godfried Danneels gave a lecture at Southwark Cathedral, marking the beginning of the Year of Faith and the 50th anniversary of the opening of the Second Vatican Council. The whole seminary community was able to attend, … Continue reading
The seminary year ended in the usual and wonderful way, with many members of the community taking significant steps in their journey towards priestly ministry. It reminds us of the reason why we are all here and fills us with … Continue reading