The week offers different ways for prospective students to learn more about the university’s graduate programs.
The first of four all-Bach concerts in churches on or near Summit will be broadcast live by MPR at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 15, in St. Mary’s Chapel on the seminary campus. From there, the party heads to the Chapel of St. Thomas Aquinas.
The 15th anniversary free concert in St. Mary’s Chapel is presented by the Society for the Doctrinal Affectation of Baroque Music.
Speakers are Dr. David Andow from the University of Minnesota and Dr. Christopher Thompson from the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity.
Every fall since 1999, the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity Sons of Thunder go head to head with the St. John Vianney seminary JAXX for the Rectors’ Bowl, with only one team returning to its seminary with the coveted Rector’s Trophy.
The graduates of the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity will be ordained by Archbishop John Nienstedt at the Cathedral.
All are welcome to this annual tradition; a reception will follow.
Kennedy taught at St. Thomas for 30 years and is now an auxiliary bishop of Boston. He will speak on “The New Evangelization.”
This year’s festival features five events that will be held in April.
Sr. Katarina Schuth conducted her first significant research while completing her doctoral degree in cultural geography, which led to her dissertation, “Patterns of Literacy in Villages of South India.” After months of preparing for field work, which entailed lugging volumes of “The Census of India” back and forth from the Syracuse University library to Minnesota, she finally was ready for the adventure of a lifetime.
He writes about Sunday Scripture reading for America’s The Word column.
As head sexton at the St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity, it was Gernetzke’s responsibility to announce the selection of Pope Francis by ringing the seminary bell.
The free concert in St. Mary’s Chapel is presented by the Society for the Doctrinal Affectation of Baroque Music.
All are welcome to enjoy this annual event presented by the seminary’s Chorale and Schola.
The event will include an opportunity for St. Thomas seniors to learn about the John Ireland Scholarship, which provides a full scholarship for full-time graduate studies in theology.
A reception for the longtime St. Thomas faculty member will be held Monday, Nov. 12. One of his best-known compositions is “On Eagles’ Wings.”
The eighth annual event brings together the undergraduate and graduate-level seminarians affiliated with the university.
Burns, of Boston College, is a former member of St. Thomas’ graduate psychology department.
Part of the Archbishop Ireland Memorial Lecture Series, the talk is titled “From Crisis to Holiness: Vatican II, Blessed John Paul II and the Renewal of the Ministerial Priesthood.”
Expect a few “Hail Marys,” passes and prayers, at this annual grudge match Saturday night under the lights.
Organist David Jenkins will perform the first of five recitals on Sept. 16.