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St. John’s Announces Fr. Marco Durazo as New Rector

July 12, 2018

  We are pleased to announce that Archbishop Jose H. Gomez has appointed Fr. Marco A. Durazo as our new rector. Fr. Marco is a familiar and friendly face on our campus and a dedicated source of education and spiritual guidance for our seminarians.  He has been our assistant professor of moral theology for the past three years. An alumnus of our seminary and a native of Mexico, Fr. M...

“Now we have nine new priests for the Archdiocese”

June 03, 2018

  This is "a day of great thanksgiving," said Archbishop Jose Gomez as he ordained nine of our Seminary's new graduates to the priesthood today. Archbishop Gomez ordained Fathers Egren, Danilo, Gilbert, Ian, Spencer, John, Tommy, Pedro and Matthew during a ceremony at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels this morning.  In his message, our Archbishop told them, "My dear brothers, t...

Archdiocese to Ordain Nine of Our Transitional Deacons

June 01, 2018

Tomorrow morning, the Archdiocese of Los Angeles will welcome nine of our graduates into the priesthood as they are ordained by Archbishop Gomez.   We ask that you keep these men in your prayers: Egren Gomez, Danilo Guinto, Gilbert Guzman, Ian Hagan, Spencer Lewerenz, John O'Brien, Tommy Roide, Pedro Saucedo and Matthew Wheeler. In his message in the new issue of the "Angelus," our Archbishop...

Profession of Faith of new priests and deacons-to-be.

May 24, 2018 Profession of Faith of new priests and deacons-to-be.

On Wednesday, May 16, thirteen deacons and eleven third year theologians made their Profession of Faith and Oath of Fidelity upon receiving their Call to Holy Orders. This profession took place in the seminary chapel before the entire seminary community and was witnessed by Bishop-elect Marc V. Trudeau. It was noted that it was probably the first time in seminary history that a bishop-elect had th...

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. ...

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