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Watch Library Rise in 80-second Time-lapse
Construction was recently completed on Rouquette Library, the first new building at Saint Joseph Abbey and Seminary College in more than half a century. Construction of the library is essential to Saint Joseph's master plan to enhance its academic and formation programs.
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Register now for Deo Gratias
Deo Gratias will take place on Saturday, October 27, 2018, on the beautiful grounds of the Abbey. Food will be prepared by award-winning Chef John Folse. Proceeds from Deo Gratias will go toward the formation and education of the next generation of Church leaders.

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Annual Raffle Supports Seminary Mission Immersion Program
Through an annual state raffle sponsored by the Knights of Columbus Louisiana State Council, you can now purchase tickets here for just $5.00. Proceeds will help fund the mission trips. The drawing will be held Dec. 2nd and the grand prize is $5,000.
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Seminarians volunteer at Local Therapeutic Equestrian Center
Each week, seminarians volunteer at the New Heights Therapeutic Riding Center, in which horses help adults and children who have physical, cognitive, and emotional difficulties. The visits are part of the seminary's pastoral formation program.
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Alumni in the News: Andrew Gutierrez '15
Seminary College Alumnus Andrew Gutierrez experienced a rare father-and-son moment during a diaconate ceremony inside St. Louis Cathedral this summer. Andrew vested his father, Martin Gutierrez, during the ceremony on June 23rd, a rite of ordination for permanent deacons, transitional deacons, and priests.
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Saint Joseph has the largest seminary college in the country

Saint Joseph Seminary College welcomed 139 seminarians this year for the Fall 2018 semester. Seminarians this year represent 21 archdioceses and dioceses from six states across the Gulf South region.