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Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, to host Seminary Open Day on Sunday 28 April

Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, to host Seminary Open Day on Sunday 28 April

Saint Patrick’s College, Maynooth, the National Seminary, will host an Open Day on Sunday 28 April next.  This Open Day is primarily to provide an opportunity for men discerning a vocation to priesthood to meet and speak with those involved in priestly formation and with seminarians.  It will include a tour of the seminary, a chance to meet and chat to seminarians, a look at a day in the life of a seminarian, testimonies from priests and seminarians and an opportunity for questions.  Mass will be celebrated and the Open Day will conclude with supper.

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 Notes for Editors

  • Further information on the Open Day is available on www.maynoothcollege.ie/seminary
  • Saint Patrick’s College Maynooth has been the National Seminary of Ireland since 1795.  It has a proud and unique tradition of service to the Church in Ireland and throughout the world.  That tradition of service and formation for ministry continues today.  The seminary prepares seminarians for priesthood in the Dioceses of Ireland and currently has 61 students in formation for the priesthood.

For media contact: Catholic Communications Office Maynooth: Martin Long 00353 (0) 86 172 7678 and Brenda Drumm 00353 (0) 87 310 4444

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