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Fr Brian Coyle Appointed as Rector

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

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A Sure Compass: A Symposium for the Year of Faith

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

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Rev Valentine Erhahon ordained deacon

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.

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More Priestly Ordinations

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

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Diaconate Ordinations Dec 2012

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.    

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Cardinal Danneels and the Year of Faith

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

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Ministries, Candidacy and Holy Orders, Summer 2012

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

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St John’s Association Summer Event 2012

St John’s Association is the alumni organisation of the seminary. For this year’s event we were delighted to welcome Mgr Keith Newton, the Ordinary of Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham, who presided at Mass and also gave a fascinating … Continue reading

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