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Move-In Day at the Seminary

As tens of thousands of 18-year-olds descend upon colleges and universities for “move-in” day, a smaller number (seventeen in total), but wiser (average age 28) group of new students arrived on Sunday, August 26 to move into Mt. St. Mary’s Seminary. Each begins the 5-7 year process of discernment and preparation for priesthood. Since time immemorial, move-in day at the seminary has been marked by the returning seminarians moving the “new men” into their rooms. With carts and dollies and muscle power, the new seminarians were amazed to find all of their belongings hoisted into their …

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Run for the Call

I’m not a runner. Even when I was in the best shape of my life (on two different swim teams at once), I couldn’t run long distances with ease. But I do enjoy it, and I’m always looking for new ways to connect with people who share my passion for the sport as well as new and great causes for which to run. I was excited to find a team of men, women, and children who are helping young men in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati fulfill their vocations to the priesthood by running (or walking) in area …

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