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Exiit Qui Seminat

Spring 2022 Newsletter

  • 3 May 2022

In this latest Exiit Qui Seminat St. Joseph Seminary newsletter, SJS rector Fr. Sylvain Casavant, PSS reflects on how art can help us appreciate God's creation. Deacon Tai Le considers how serving in rural Wakaw, Saskatchewan has helped him understand his calling to the priesthood as his ordination approaches, while seminarian Jake Mullin tells the story of his fruitful experience at Sacred Heart Church of the First Peoples, the National Indigenous parish in Edmonton.

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Upcoming Diaconal Ordination

  • 20 March 2022

Upcoming Diaconal Ordination:

  • Santiago Torres is from Colombia and has been studying for the Diocese of Calgary since 2015.

    After two years of studying at Mount Royal Seminary, he came to St. Joseph Seminary in 2017.

    Santiago will celebrate his Diaconal Ordination on Saturday May 21, 2022, at 11 a.m. at All Saints Parish, in Lethbridge, AB.

    Watch the livestream at:

Diaconal Ordinations are made by individual Dioceses and arrangements and livestreaming information will be added here when it becomes available. Presently we are unsure of attendance, and/or if this ceremony will be live streamed. Please watch the website for further updates closer to the ordination date.

Trivia and Talent 2.0 -- Campaign Explained

St. Joseph Seminary - Ad Gentes

  • 17 February 2022

When: March 11th, 2022 @ 7 p.m. (MST)
Fundraising Page:
Tax receipts will be issued for donations over $20.00.
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Exiit Qui Seminat

Fall 2021 Newsletter

  • 22 December 2021

In this latest Exiit Qui Seminat St. Joseph Seminary newsletter, new SJS rector Fr. Sylvain Casavant, PSS reflects on his first few months as leader of the seminary, while seminarian Peter Dai Nguyen considers how serving an isolated and cold arctic region has helped him grow in faith while away from his all his beloved parents, relatives, and friends back in his homeland of Vietnam.

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Seminarian prayer calendar

2020-2022 school year

  • 22 September 2021

The 2021-2022 Prayer Calendar is available through your parish.

Copies of the Prayer Calendar can be printed by clicking on:

When printing, remember to specify under Page Scaling: "Shrink to Printable Area" so it can also be printed on letter size paper.

Thank you!