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Faithful Friends Support St. Vincent’s Mission at Annual Gala

Faithful Friends Support St. Vincent’s Mission at Annual Gala

It was a sold-out crowd on Friday, October 12th, as more than 360 gathered to celebrate and support the annual Friends of the Seminary Gala. We are so grateful for the tremendous support of Jeff and Velén Thompson, from the Diocese of St. Petersburg who chaired the event.  

Rector's Response to the Situation in the Church

Rector's Response to the Situation in the Church

Please read Msgr. Toups' letter to the seminarians as they were preparing to return to SVDP for the fall semester. To our dear friends and family, let us stay united in prayer during these challenging times. The Lord Jesus is with us!  

Sixteen to be Ordained

Sixteen to be Ordained

Sixteen to be Ordained to Priesthood As the academic year winds down at St. Vincent's, sixteen seminarians are making final preparations for their upcoming ordinations to the priesthood.  This spring/summer the following seminarians will be ordained in their home dioceses.  We ask you to

New Transitional Deacons

New Transitional Deacons

On Saturday, April 14, in St. Joan of Arc Church in Boca Raton, Bishop Felipe Estévez from the Diocese of St. Augustine celebrated the ordination of thirteen seminarians to the Transitional Diaconate, with more than 1000 family members, friends, clergy and seminarians.  As newly ordained

9th Annual Joe-Paddy Festival

9th Annual Joe-Paddy Festival

Joe-Paddy Festival  The 2018 Joe-Paddy Festival drew in quite a crowd. It was a perfect evening as over 1000 of our supporters and seminary community members celebrated the feasts of St. Joseph and St. Patrick at the 9th Annual Joe-Paddy Festival.  Guests enjoyed an evening of Italian and Irish

SVDP National Champs

SVDP National Champs

SVDP National Champions This past weekend, eleven seminarians and three faculty members, travelled to Mundelein Seminary in Illinois, to compete in the Annual Fr. O'Malley Invitational Basketball Tournament. In its 18th year, the tournament hosts 16 seminary teams from around the country.  It was

Tough Mudder 2017

Tough Mudder 2017

  Tough Mudder 2017 For the sixth year in a row, St. Vincent's was represented well at the Tough Mudder in Central Florida.  This 10-12 mile, military-style obstacle course is a true test of mental and physical endurance. It is not a race, but a challenge that revolves around teamwork

Major/Minor Day

Major/Minor Day

Major Minor Day On Friday, October 27th, St. Vincent's welcomed more than 65 seminarians from St. John Vianney College Seminary for the semi-annual, Major/Minor Day.  Besides competing on the soccer fields, seminarians spent the afternoon praying together, building fraternity and support. The new

FOS Amazing Success!

FOS Amazing Success!

FOS Amazing Success! It was a sold-out crowd on Friday, October 2Oth, as over 350 gathered to celebrate and support the annual Friends of the Seminary Gala. We are so grateful for the tremendous support of two lovely couples from the Diocese of St. Augustine who chaired the event:  Kevin and

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