Thanks go out to all the Vietnamese members of the St. Patrick's Community for their wonderful work of the feast of the Vietnamese Martyrs (November 17, 2011). The video presented at the dinner (link below), narrated by Seminarian Brandon Dang and produced by Seminarian Peter Nguyen, portrays the history of the stuggle of the missionaries who first brought Christianity to Vietnam. History of the Vietnamese Martyrs
The community of St. Patrick's Semiunary & University extends its heartfelt sympathy to the family and friends of Mr. Robert William Gaul (Bill) who passed away from this world suddenly on November 4, 2011.
On Thursday, Novermber 3, 2011 twenty one men at St. Patrick's were installed as acolytes.
Bishop Richard Garcia presided over the ceremony. In his homily he stressed the importance of the engaged heart in the life of the seminarian and future priest. What is necessary is a heart full of love for God and the people in order that more may see the face of Christ today.
St. Patrick's Seminary & University maintains as its primary purpose the initial and ongoing formation of Roman Catholic priests in a contemporary multicultural world, especially for dioceses within the Western United States and the Pacific Rim.