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Seminarians

About our Seminarians…

  • There are 60 seminarians studying for the priesthood in  Diocese of Cleveland at Borromeo and Saint Mary Seminaries combined.
  • There are also 13 men from religious communities studying at Borromeo and Saint Mary Seminaries: 7 Capuchin Franciscans, 5 Congregation of Saint Joseph, Avon, and 1 Benedictine from St. Andrew Abbey, Cleveland.
  • There are two seminarians studying for the Archdiocese of Daegu, South Korea.
  • The average age of the Saint Mary Seminarians is 28.
  • The average age of the Borromeo Seminarians is 21.
  • The average age when our seminarians first thought about a call to priesthood is 15.
  • The average GPA of both our Saint Mary and Borromeo seminarians is 3.5.
  • 49% of the seminarians attended a Catholic grade school.
  • 42% of the seminarians attended a public grade school.
  • 9% of the seminarians attended home school in grade school and/or high school.
  • 56% of the seminarians attended a public high school
  • 35% of the seminarians attended a Catholic high school.
  • Those who most encourage our diocesan men to consider priesthood are: Priests, family, youth ministers, and parishioners.

 

Have you prayed for them?  Have you encouraged a young man to consider priesthood?