Seminaries

St. John Vianney College Seminary

Young men out of High School
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St. John Vianney College is located in St. Paul, Minnesota. It is on the campus of the University of St. Thomas. St. John Vianney Seminary provides a college program of formation.

The Diocese of Superior sends young men who have just graduated high school or have had some college experience, but have not received a degree, to St. John Vianney College Seminary in St. Paul, MN. There they receive a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy. There are about 150 seminarians who take classes at the university while they live at the seminary.

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University of St. Mary of the Lake

Young men with some college experience or who have a college degree
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University of St. Mary of the Lake, located north of Chicago in Mundelein, Illinois, is a graduate program with about two hundred seminarians from across the country.

The Diocese of Superior sends young men who already have a college degree to Mundelein Seminary. Before beginning theology, they may have to spend one or two years taking philosophy courses.

St. Paul Seminary

Young men with some college experience or who have a college degree
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The Saint Paul Seminary School of Divinity develops the next generation of Church leaders through formation of men for the priesthood and diaconate and preparation of laity and religious for service in the Church and society.

The Diocese of Superior sends young men who already have a college degree to St. Paul Seminary. Before beginning theology, they may have to spend one or two years taking philosophy courses.

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Sacred Heart School of Theology

Middle-aged men second-career men
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Sacred Heart School of Theology is located in Hales Corners, Wisconsin, in the greater Milwaukee area, is a graduate program with about 150 seminarians from across the country ranging from 35-72 years old.

The Diocese of Superior sends middle-aged and older men who are considering a second-career as a priest. Those who do not have a college degree live at the seminary and attend classes at Cardinal Stritch College.

Upcoming Ordinations

Sunday, June 1, 2014
at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Superior, Wisconsin

Join us for the celebration of Deacon David Nueschwander to the priesthood and Adam Laski to Transitional Deacon

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