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We Invite Young Adults to our Annual “Beacon” Event

April 19, 2018

  The seminarians of St. John’s Seminary welcome young adults to join them for an evening of discipleship on our campus. Our annual Beacon event – with this year’s theme of “Mine Know Me” – will be held this Saturday, April 21.  We'll begin with Mass at 5 p.m., followed by dinner (with our famous Beacon-dogs!).  We’ll have live music and workshops.  Our Eucharistic P...

Media about our Bishop-Elect Trudeau!

April 12, 2018

  The major news – the appointment of our rector Msgr. Marc Trudeau as new auxiliary bishop – has received major media coverage in California and Catholic news sources.  We are pleased to share links to the articles. A number of the reports quoted Archbishop Gomez as he said about our Bishop-Elect, "I believe that his dedication to his priestly ministry and to serving others, along...

Join us at our Annual Open House on April 21!

April 10, 2018

  Our seminarians, faculty and staff invite you to our annual Open House!  We welcome you to tour our grounds, visit our historic chapel, spend time in our Lady of Lourdes grotto and meet our seminarians. This year's Open House will be held on Saturday, April 21, from 1 to 4 p.m.  We're located at 5012 Seminary Road in Camarillo.  Please call us at 805-482-2755, ext. 1010, if you'd ...

St. John’s Seminary Congratulates Our Rector – Bishop-Elect Trudeau!

April 06, 2018

  This morning, the Apostolic Nuncio to the United States announced that Pope Francis has appointed our rector, Msgr. Marc Trudeau, as auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles! In his own announcement, Archbishop Gomez praised Bishop-Elect Trudeau for his "zeal for service in our diverse and vibrant communities, sharing God's loving mercy with those most in need.  I believ...

We Celebrate the Mass of the Newly Ordained

October 17, 2017

Today, we welcome back our new priests who were ordained for priestly service this past summer.  We are graced to have them back with us today as part of a Day of Community Formation at our Seminary and will celebrate with them at a special Mass this afternoon. This past summer, 18 men from St. John's were ordained for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the other dioceses and religious communi...

Presenting Our New Deacons

August 12, 2017

  This morning, friends, family and the faithful came together at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels as 11 St. John's seminarians were ordained to the diaconate.  The Mass was led by Bishop Joseph Brennan. Please keep our new deacons in prayer as they begin their final year of study with us. ...

14 Seminarians are Ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon

August 09, 2017

  This Saturday, 11 St. John's seminarians will be ordained to the Sacred Order of Deacon at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.  This includes nine men from the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and two from the Archdiocese of Kiyinda-Mityana in Uganda.  They join three additional seminarians who were ordained to the diaconate for the Diocese of Orange and the Maronite Order of Los Angele...

Look for Your Invitation to Our Annual Gala!

July 16, 2017

Come join us!  Invitations are in the mail to our 10th Annual Gala, where we celebrate distinguished alumni and choose a dedicated Catholic leader to receive our Evangelii Gaudium Award. Our gala is set for Saturday, September 23; once again, it will be held in the beautiful plaza at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.  The evening furthers our 78 years of preparing men for the priesth...

“Now we have seven new priests…”

June 04, 2017

“Today is a day of great joy for all of us in the family of God in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles,” said Archbishop José Gomez as he ordained seven St. John’s seminarians.  These are among our 18 seminarians who are being ordained for priestly service in the dioceses and religious orders served by St. John’s. We join the Archbishop in giving thanks for our new priests: Fr. Juan...

Remembering Archbishop George Niederauer

May 07, 2017

  St. John’s Seminary remembers with our prayers Archbishop George Niederauer, one of our beloved past rectors.  Archbishop Niederauer passed into eternal life on May 2, 2017. He first served St. John’s as an English professor and spiritual director. During his years with us, he was named a Prelate of Honor by Pope John Paul II, with the title of Monsignor.  He was appointed our r...

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