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For men considering a vocation in the Catholic diocesan priesthood, they are strongly encouraged to contact their own parish priest and diocese’s Vocation Office. Candidates for the diocesan priesthood will go through a process within their own diocese before being accepted at the Seminary. 

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Our Seminarians come from all over Canada, and all over the world. Our current group of seminarians hail from not only the Archdiocese of Edmonton, but also from the dioceses of Calgary, Kamloops, Saskatoon, Vancouver, St. Paul, Grouard-McLennan, Victoria, McKenzie-Fort Smith, and Winnipeg.

News & Announcements

2024 Annual Come and See Weekend

On January 26-28, 2024 we held our Annual Come and See Weekend for those men who believe God may be calling them to consider the priesthood. St. Joseph Seminary hosted […]

Exiit Qui Seminat – Fall 2023 Newsletter

In this latest Exiit Qui Seminat St. Joseph Seminary newsletter, SJS rector Fr. Sylvain Casavant, PSS reflects on the gift brought to us by change and transformation. Deacon Jake Mullin […]

2023-24 Seminarian prayer calendar

The 2023-24 Prayer Calendar is now available through your parish. Copies of the Prayer Calendar can be printed by clicking on: When printing, remember to specify under Page Scaling: “Shrink […]

Public Masses for 2024

Public Masses take place at 11:30 a.m. on the First Wednesday of each Month:

About us

St. Joseph Seminary began as a diocesan seminary under the second Archbishop of Edmonton, Most Reverend Henry Joseph O’Leary.