Visit the Seminary

Do you feel called to the priesthood? Ever wonder what seminary life is like? Saint John Vianney offers two great opportunities to check out life as a college seminarian. Team Vianney gathers four times throughout the academic year for high school students. Vianney Visit weekends take place twice a year for those seriously considering college seminary. 

Team Vianney


Team Vianney is a Catholic movement of men in 9th - 12th grades in the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis. Events are held at Saint John Vianney College Seminary. Meet for dinner with college seminarians, hear a short, dynamic talk on our Catholic faith, and participate in an energetic Mass with seminarians and university students.

Team Vianney Schedule
5:00 pm     Evening Prayer
5:15 pm     Mass
5:45 pm     Marian Procession
6:00 pm     Dinner
6:30 pm     Speaker
7:30 pm     Rosary
8:00 pm     Snacks

Team Vianney Dates 2016 - 2017

October 13, 2016
December 1, 2016
February 16, 2017
March 30, 2017

Directions to Saint John Vianney College Seminary

For more information: (651) 962-6825 or

Vianney Visit

Vianney Visit provides high school sophomores through college age men (ages 16-24) the opportunity to take a closer look and experience college seminary. Attend Mass, prayer, and spiritual conferences with SJV priests and hear testimonies from SJV seminarians.

Upcoming Vianny Visit Dates: 

November 17 - 19, 2016

February 9 - 11, 2017

Registration: Thursday 4:00 – 6:00 p.m.
Concludes: Saturday 11:00 a.m.

There is no charge for the event. All meals are provided.

Click here to register online or call: (651) 962-6825. Please contact your Diocesan Vocation Director to let him know of your interest in the Vianney Visit.

Please Bring:

  • Business casual clothes for Mass
  • Gym clothes for open gym
  • A sleeping bag and pillow if you are not traveling by air

Directions to Saint John Vianney College Seminary

For more information: (651) 962-6825 or