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The skies may have been leaden, but the light of what Archbishop Dennis Schnurr called an “historic event” shined bright on those gathered under a tent on in the Marian Courtyard of Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West Nov. 2 as ground was broken for a new residence building.

The academic year began this fall at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Mt. Washington with 82 men in formation for priesthood. At the Athenaeum of Ohio, which shares the Athenaeum’s campus and faculty, more than 100 lay men and women also began their fall semester, studying for

Athenauem of Ohio – On Sunday, November 20 Bishop Joseph Binzer celebrated Mass in the seminary’s St. Gregory the Great Chapel and admitted 25 men as Candidates for the Order of Deacon: 21 for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati and 4 for the Diocese of Covington. The Rite of Candidacy is

Mount St. Mary’s Seminary class of 2016 – 2017. (CT Photo/E L Hubbard)
By Gail Deibler Finke Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West began the academic year with 75 seminarians, its largest class in 35 years. Father Benedict O’Cinnsealaigh, the seminary’s rector, said that while many of the men come from high schools or colleges, others come from a wide variety of professions. Some