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New Staff Appointments

The Rector, Fr Brian, is delighted to announce that the bishops have appointed three experienced priests to the resident formation staff of St John’s Seminary for September 2017. Mgr Gerry Ewing (Vice-Rector). Mgr Ewing is a priest of the Archdiocese … Continue reading

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Advent 2012

The Advent Season began with what has now become our customary Advent Service. The seasonally decorated chapel was full as over 100 visitors joined the Seminary Comunity to celebrate Evening Prayer for the First Sunday of Advent. The schola were in … Continue reading

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St John’s Day and Holy Week 2012

  St John’s Day Since St John’s feast day falls in the Christmas holidays, we always celebrate our patronal feast on a convenient Tuesday in February – a time of year when a bit of cheering up is always welcome. … Continue reading

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Visit from Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant Workers

The Seminary were very pleased to welcome today Bishop Joseph Kalathiparambil and Fr Bruni Ciceri from the Pontifical Council for Migrants and Itinerant Workers, and Mr Martin Foley, National Director of the Apostleship of the Sea. They joined the community … Continue reading

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Recent (and not quite so recent) Ordinations

Congratulations to Rev. Kurt Barragan and Rev. Oladele Craig, who were ordained to the sacred diaconate on Saturday 17 December 2011. The ordination was the last event of the term, and provided a fitting and joyful way to focus on … Continue reading

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In Hope of Harvest

Fr Seán Finegan’s very readable family history has now been published. It tells the story of the Seminary from 1889 to more or less the present day. Copies are available from the Seminary at £15 plus £3 p&p. (Please make … Continue reading

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Bishop John Sherrington

We were pleased to hear that the Holy Father has appointed Fr John Sherrington as Auxilliary Bishop of Westminster. Bishop-elect John lectured in moral theology at St John’s Seminary from 1998 – 2004 and also served as Director of Studies. … Continue reading

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The Evangelist

The 2011 edition of the Seminary magazine, The Evangelist, was published during the house’s annual ‘St John’s Day’ celebration in February. In this issue we feature a number of articles celebrating the visit of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI. If you would … Continue reading

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