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Mount Saint Marys Seminary and School of Theology

Rev. David J. Endres, Ph.D., the Dean of The Athenaeum of Ohio and Mount St. Mary’s Seminary and Professor of Church History and Historical Theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology (MTSM), has received the 2024 Jerome Award from the Catholic Library Association (CLA). Fr. Endres will …

In May 2024, I will complete my fifth year on the full-time faculty at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology (MTSM). This is in addition to the three years I taught as an adjunct. These have been the most satisfying eight years of my professional career. I should …

In the midst of rapidly changing social norms, the challenges of Catholic discipleship in the U.S. have become increasingly difficult and frustrating. Making matters worse, Catholics can be found on both sides of polarizing cultural and political issues, each thinking theirs is the only reasonable position for a Catholic to …

  1) An Evening with the Priests The Dayton faithful celebrated an evening in October to “get to know” the priest faculty and seminarians at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary & School of Theology. Pictured: L-R seated: Debbie Danis, Justin Hanks, Jack Adam, Carol Adam; L-R: standing: Father Adam Berning, Dr. …

Reverend Stephen J. Emerick passed away on Saturday, July 8, 2023, in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born on July 27, 1926 in Dayton, Ohio, and baptized at St. Anthony Church, Dayton. Before entering the seminary, Father Emerick enlisted and served in the US Air Force, World War II, 1944-1945. He …

While God made his entire people a royal priesthood in Christ, Jesus chooses certain disciples to carry out publicly in His name the priestly office in the Church. Lord God, may it please you to consecrate this chalice by this anointing and our blessing in Jesus Christ our Lord who …

On Jan. 1, 1802, President Thomas Jefferson wrote a letter to representatives of the Danbury, Connecticut Baptist Association, expressing his agreement with them about a certain understanding of religious liberty. Among other things, Jefferson said that he considered the religion clauses of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution had …

Evan Sharp I was born and raised in Cincinnati. I attended The Ohio State University from 2016 to 2017, as an astrophysics major. In Fall 2017, I transferred to the University of Cincinnati. Shortly thereafter I reverted to my Catholic faith and changed my major to philosophy, graduating in 2021. …

David Morand I am originally from Sidney, where my home parish of Holy Angels is located. I was fortunate to grow up in a strong Catholic household, which laid a solid foundation for me. My parents are Mike and Brenda Morand, and I’m the youngest of three children. I have …

First Vespers for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, music by the Athenaeum Chorale and the Mount St. Mary’s Latin Schola. This event will include the chanting of the psalms and canticles of Evening Prayer for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, the Patroness of the Seminary. The concert will …