After a short illness, Father Gene Konkel died September 14, 2012, the feast of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, at his home at Saint Patrick’s Seminary & University at approximately 1PM. He was 81 years of age.
The Gellert Library was delighted to receive a beautiful coffee table book honoring the 50th Golden Jubilee of St Patrick’s graduate, Monsignor Brigido “Bibi” Pedro Untalan Arroyo, the pastor of one of the largest and busiest parishes of the Archdiocese of Agana, Guam—St. Anthony-St Victor Church in Tamuning.
On Saturday, September 17th, St. Patrick's Seminary & University hosted the Fourth Annual Four Pillars Gala; and what a wonderful evening it was! Three hundred and seventy-five guests attended this warm and celebratory evening. Vespers began at 5:00 pm with the President/Rector, Reverend James L. McKearney, S.S. as the Presider.
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.