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North Carolina diocese to open seminary

March 23, 2016

Bishop Peter Jugis of Charlotte has announced the opening of a minor seminary.

The seminary, which will be led by Father Matthew Kauth, is expected to welcome nine men in the fall. The seminarians will take classes at Belmont Abbey College while living in community.

St. Joseph’s College Seminary will be among the only seminaries in the Southeast; the nearest seminaries are located in Florida, Louisiana, and Washington, DC.


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  • Posted by: jimr451 - Mar. 24, 2016 8:19 AM ET USA

    This seems like good news - vocations must be ticking up a bit if there's a need for a new seminary!