Serving Midnight Mass for Pope Francis!

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I have been blessed with the opportunity to study abroad in Rome this semester with 16 other St. John Vianney seminarians and students from the University of St. Thomas. It has been an amazing experience to live in a place where there is so much history in the Catholic Church. To walk where the saints have … Read More

Give it All

Easter is a season of renewal and joy. The flowers are blooming, babies are born, and the weather is always perfect. Christ is alive and with us and we encounter him through nature, life, and our interactions with others. Christ is longing to be involved in our lives, but do we let him in? This is a serious question to … Read More

A Monastic Lent?

This year marks my 5th year in seminary formation.  I have been spent three of those five years at a seminary established and maintained for decades by Benedictine monks.  This Lent, I find myself studying at St. Meinrad Archabbey in southern Indiana.  Being surrounded by holy men of the black cloth, I decided to ask one of the monks for some … Read More

Summer Assignments 2015

Seminarian Summer Assignments for 2015 are just in, and we are excited to share with you which seminarians will be serving at which parishes this summer!

On Expectations

Last August, when I first arrived at St. Joseph Seminary College, I had little idea what I was getting myself into. Although I had been to the annual Abbey Youth Fest all four years of high school, I had never visited or even seen the seminary campus. Even as I write this now, I am amazed at just how little … Read More

Thank You!

It’s that time of year when the daylight begins to dwindle, but the workload in our daily lives only seems to be increasing.  Life is relentless.  It just keeps coming.  One thing after another.  We feel that we are always preparing for the next thing on the calendar and Christmas, for the large part in secular culture, is just the … Read More

La Purísima

  On the evening of December 6th, 2014, some of the Mobile seminarians who currently study at St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad, IN, attended the traditional Nicaraguan celebration of “La Purísima” held at the seminary.  This event was organized by a fellow seminarian Ramses Mendieta who is studying for the Diocese of Little Rock, AR … Read More

Little Flower Celebrity Volleyball Game

This past Saturday, November 22, Little Flower Catholic Church in Mobile hosted the seminarians of the Archdiocese of Mobile currently studying at St. Joseph Seminary College in St. Benedict, LA and St. Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in St. Meinrad, IN for their Celebrity Volleyball Game.  The game was held on Saturday afternoon in the Little Flower Catholic School gym, a.k.a. the “Viking … Read More

Welcome!

Welcome to the new Archdiocese of Mobile Vocations website! We are excited to roll out this new internet resource to aid in the discernment of men throughout our Archdiocese! Since this is the first blog post, allow us to introduce the website and the things that you can expect from it in the future.