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Diaconate Ordination 2017

Diaconate Ordination 2017

St. Vincent's Diaconate Ordination took place Saturday, April 1st at St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church in Boca Raton.  Bishop Gregory Parkes, a St. Vincent’s alumnus and Bishop of the Diocese of St. Petersburg celebrated the ordination of twelve seminarians to the transitional diaconate with more than

Joe-Paddy Festival

Joe-Paddy Festival

The 2017 Joe-Paddy Festival drew in quite a crowd. The chilly weather did not deter over 1000 friends of the seminary from enjoying an evening of Italian and Irish food, live entertainment and an extensive auction.  The seminary community thanks our donors, volunteers and community businesses who

Friends of the Seminary Gala, a Huge Success

Friends of the Seminary Gala, a Huge Success

On Friday, October 14th, over 315 gathered at the annual Friends of the Seminary Gala.  It was without exception the most successful and inspirational Friends to date. We are so grateful for Chairperson, Dr. Michaela Scott and her committee of Vero Beach friends who

Thirteen Ordained to Transitional Diaconate

Thirteen Ordained to Transitional Diaconate

It was standing room only, on Saturday, April 16, in St. Joan of Arc Church in Boca Raton as Bishop John Noonan from the Diocese of Orlando celebrated with more than 1000 family members, friends, clergy and seminarians the ordination of thirteen seminarians to the Transitional Diaconate.  As newly

Annual Sheriff's Office Softball Game

Annual Sheriff's Office Softball Game

On Sunday, March 13th at 3 in the afternoon the seminarians of St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary hosted some deputies from the Palm Beach Sheriff's Office for a game of softball, a barbecue, and family fun. The day has become an annual tradition since 2012. This year the seminarians from St.

Joe-Paddy Festival 2016

Joe-Paddy Festival 2016

On Thursday, March 10 the St. Vincent de Paul Seminary community welcomed about 1,000 friends and supporters for the annual Joe-Paddy Festival. The Festival takes place each year around the feasts of St. Joseph and St. Patrick. During the event, the seminarians and guests enjoyed traditional

The Way, The Truth, and The Life Retreat

The Way, The Truth, and The Life Retreat

On Saturday, February 6, St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary hosted its annual young adult retreat. The theme of this year's retreat was "The Way, The Truth, and the Life." 365 young adults from across the state of Florida attended the event.  The retreat featured talks by Arleen Spencely,

Cardinal Seán O'Malley Draws Crowd

Cardinal Seán O'Malley Draws Crowd

On Monday, January 25, His Eminence Seán Patrick Cardinal O'Malley, Archbishop of Boston, celebrated the 50th Anniversary of the Dedication of St. Vincent's Chapel with our seminary community and alumni.  Following Mass and dinner, the Cardinal gave a public presentation to more than 300 on "The

Death of Bishop Raymond Lessard

Death of Bishop Raymond Lessard

Bishop Raymond Lessard, the bishop emeritus of Savannah, has served the SVDP community for the past twenty years as a spiritual director and professor of ecclesiology. On Sunday January 3rd, the Epiphany of the Lord, he was called home to the Father and can finally rest his weary body. Bishop

Showing Gratitude for Our Donors

Showing Gratitude for Our Donors

  Our St. Vincent's community is so grateful to celebrate the generosity of our donors.  The Annual Donor Mass & Brunch was the perfect way to kick off the season of Thanksgiving.  Please click here to view pictures from our Donor Brunch.