Mount Angel Seminary
Mount Angel Abbey's Obedient Service to the Church
"Obeying the mandates of Holy Church, it has been our constant wish to provide our dear diocese with a clergy distinguished for its piety and learning. At our suggestion, therefore, the Reverend Benedictine fathers of Mount Angel have decided to open a seminary for the training of youth for the sublime dignity of the priesthood. Let us pray that Mount Angel may indeed be worthy of its name, and from its beautiful summit send forth angels in flesh and blood to promote, as not even angels in heaven can do, the glory of God on earth."
Most Rev. William H. Gross, CSsR
Archbishop of Oregon City
October 23, 2015
15 men representing 11 dioceses were admitted into the candidacy yesterday at a Mass celebrated by Archbishop Alexander Sample and ten other bishops in the Mount Angel Abbey Church.
October 20, 2015
Father Thomas Thien Dang, OSB, passed peacefully to the Lord on October 6, 2015, after a prolonged illness.
September 3, 2015
Mount Angel Seminary began its 127th academic year, continuing its mission of human, spiritual, intellectual, and pastoral formation of men for the Roman Catholic priesthood. The year opened with the annual Mass of the Holy Spirit and Inaugural Address on Monday, August 24, 2015, with classes beginning the following day.