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Monsignor Andrew BakerMount St. Mary’s Seminary is truly a national seminary whose alumni have been serving as priests for many diocese across our great country. Since our humble beginnings in 1808 we have continued to thrive in partnership with bishops and religious superiors in preparing candidates for the priesthood who strive for holiness, are devoted to the Holy Eucharist and the Blessed Mother, and are totally loyal to the Gospel and the teaching of the Church.

Our fully accredited academic programs are taught with the perspective of forming the mind, heart and soul of future shepherds. It is truly an honor to be a part of such a sacred and important endeavor forming men to become priests.

– Monsignor Andrew R. Baker


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Bishop Barry Knestout headshotMount St. Mary’s Seminary Alumnus Named Bishop of Richmond
Washington Auxiliary Bishop Barry C. Knestout, a graduate of the Mount St. Mary’s Seminary in 1989, has been named bishop of Richmond, Virginia, by Pope Francis.

Bishop Paul Hinder headshotBishop Paul Hinder of Apostolic Vicariate of Southern Arabia Engages in Dialogue With Mount St. Mary’s Seminarians
In a discussion with Mount St. Mary’s Seminary candidates for the priesthood on December 7, Bishop Paul Hinder shared the challenges of serving nearly one million Catholic migrants in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Oman and war-torn Yemen.



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Fr. Stanley Rother, S'63

Fr. Stanley Rother, S'63Pope Francis has recognized the martyrdom of Father Stanley Rother, a priest of the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City and alumnus of Mount St. Mary's Seminary who served in Guatemala, making him the first martyr to have been born in the United States.

His beatification was held on Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Oklahoma City.

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Fr. Stanley Rother to be Beatified

Pope Francis recognizes Mount Seminary graduate as a martyr

Mount St. Mary’s Seminary Alum is One Step Closer to Sainthood

The holy road: Former Mount St. Mary's seminarian moves closer to sainthood

 
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