cemetary crossThe 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.

Acolyte 2011

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.


Deaconate 2011



On Saturday, October 29, 2011 the community of St. Patrick's gathered to celebrate the ordination of 4 seminarians to the transitional diaconate. Pictured from right to left are: Reverend Mr. Thomas Nelson, (Diocese of Reno), Reverend Mr. Anthony Uytingco (Diocese of San Jose), Reverned Mr. Jhay Galeon (Diocese of Sacramento) and Reverned Mr. Armando Gutierrez (Archdiocese of San Francisco).