A few news notes for the Eastern Province…

Seminary Alumni Reunion

frontgrndsSt. Joseph’s Preparatory Seminary Alumni Association has finalized the date of the reunion of the former students of St. Joseph’s Preparatory Seminary – October 5, 2013 at the Shrine of the Miraculous Medal in Germantown, Philadelphia, PA.

There will be several computer kiosks set up to receive both “real-time” and pre-recorded greetings from alumni, former faculty and confreres unable to attend. If you are unable to attend and would like to send an electronic greeting you will receive further information and details before October 5. In the interim, please feel free to e-mail Marty Howfield for more details.


Archbishop Oscar A. Romero

A brief article dedicated to the memorial to Archbishop Oscar Romero.  In the article there is recognition of the work of

One of our seminarians – Danny Rivera, CM.  presented a workshop on Archbishop Oscar Romero to the students and guests  He sees  in Archbishop Romero an example of the Vincentian charism of love and service of  the poor. He presented Archbishop Romero as an example of effective pastoral work for the promotion of the Gospel among the marginalized.

To read the article click here. (The Oscar Romero Trust has published the massive English translation of his homilies done by our confrere.)

New Chaplain To St. Catherine’s Infirmary

From Michael Carroll, CM, Provincial:

I am most happy to announce that Fr. Bob Stone, CM has agreed to serve as Chaplain at St. Catherine’s infirmary.  Bob will have his residence in the infirmary and therefore be very available to the confreres.

I also want to thank Fr. Walter Menig, CM who has completed his service as Chaplain to the infirmary.  Walter has served generously and with distinction.