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Midterm

Midterm

We are now in the midterm section of the spring semester.  Exams and papers are the main focus here at St. Mary’s in Houston.  We are also having Spring Break, but it is a short break.  I hope I can relax during the break to charge the batteries again for the rest of the semester.  […]

How God called me

How God called me

   Hello, my name is Peter Venegas and I am 19 years old. I am the new seminarian at El Paso TX, starting in this wonderful journey that I was invited to. My vocation started in a stressful night. I am pretty sure all of us go through a day thinking “what is my purpose […]

Spring Semester

Spring Semester

The spring semster for the 2013-2013 academic year has begun for me here at St. Mary’s Seminary in Houston.  The semester will have its difficulties, but I will do the best I can.  I am taking six classes: Introduction to Pastoral Care, Christology, Spirituality, Synpotics, Introduction to Homiletics, and Colloquium.  The work load is the almost […]

Cong Vo’s experience in the Spanish choir at Assumption Seminary

Cong Vo’s experience in the Spanish choir at Assumption Seminary

At the beginning of this semester of Fall 2012, I decided to join the Spanish choir at Assumption Seminary as a guitar player. It is a great opportunity for me to immerse in Hispanic culture, starting with music! My brother seminarians in the choir and myself gather together once a week for practicing. They sing […]

About me

About me

Germán Alzate Agudelo I was born on March 4th, 1986 in La Marina, Tuluá, Valle del Cauca, Colombia into the humble home of Humberto Antonio Alzate and Adiela Agudelo Correa. Since I was a child, I was blessed by the direct and influential presence of my grandparents, both maternal and paternal. Each one of them, […]

My vocation process

My vocation process

My name is Apolinar Samboni. I was born on March 25, 1970 in Bolivar, Cauca, Colombia. My family consisted of two sisters, two brothers, and me, the youngest. I had the opportunity to share all my life long with my family. I stared my elementary school when I was seven years old, and the same […]

My Vocation Story

My Vocation Story

I am a native of El Paso, and I am Twenty-seven years old.  I grew up around the Thomason (now University Medical Center).  My vocation began when I was nine years old. I was at my First Communion Mass at Our Lady of the Light Parish.  I felt in my heart during the priests homily that […]

Vocational History

Vocational History

My name is Allan Alaka, I am 29 years old. I come from a family of four siblings and I am the first-born of the four children. I started admiring priesthood life when I was seven years old. My grandparents made it a tradition to invite a priest to celebrate mass at our rural home […]

My Vocation Story

My Vocation Story

I came from a very Catholic family, and I believe my vocation to the priesthood starts at home. I grew-up on the farm, and that is the reason why I love nature. I am the youngest in the family and I have three sisters. My parents are farm workers, and I used to work on […]