Category: Formation

Reception of Pidriassa

On Saturday, September 10, 2016 five seminarians received their own pidriassa (cassock) marking their entrance into seminary life. Pictured are Julian Savaryn (Edmonton), Andriy Andriyeshyn (Winnipeg), Alex Pankiw (Winnipeg), Roman Kobyletskyy (Edmonton), and Orion...

53rd World Day of Prayer for Vocations

MESSAGE OF HIS HOLINESS POPE FRANCIS ON THE OCCASION OF THE 53rd WORLD DAY OF PRAYER FOR VOCATIONS The Church, Mother of Vocations   Dear Brothers and Sisters, It is my great hope that,...

Opening Days and Retreat

The new formation year for Holy Spirit Seminary began on August 28. After a day of orientation, all the seminarians entered into a spiritual retreat lead by Fr. Doug Lorance, Pastor of St. Michael...

Pope Francis meets with Seminarians

(Vatican Radio, May 12, 2014) Pope Francis on Monday met with the rectors and students of the Pontifical Universities and Colleges in Rome. In his opening remarks, the Holy Father noted the many students...