Come and See

The Vocations Office for the Diocese of Owensboro is facilitating two Come and See events: one for men ages 16-20 to visit Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary & Marian University in Indianapolis and another for men ages 21-30 to visit Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Saint Meinrad. These events provide men an opportunity to learn more about seminary and priesthood.

  • April 22-24, 2022 – men ages 16-20 to visit Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary & Marian University in Indianapolis
  • April 29-May 1, 2022 – men 21-30 to visit Saint Meinrad Seminary and School of Theology in Saint Meinrad Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary & Marian University in Indianapolis

You will leave Thursday evening, spend the night at your location and audit classes on Friday. You can expect to interact with seminarians and staff, tour facilities, pray and ask questions or express concerns during your stay. You will leave on Sunday after Mass, with a deeper knowledge about discernment, vocation, seminary, and priesthood.

All expenses, including roundtrip transportation from Owensboro, Kentucky to Indianapolis or Saint Meinrad, Indiana will be provided.

If you have any questions or concerns about these events, please reach out to Fr. Daniel Dillard, Director of Vocations, or Dcn. Mike Marsili, Assistant Director, at 270-683-1545 or email [email protected].

If interested, please use the form below:

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Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary’s building was built in 1932 for the Carmelite Sisters but wasn’t used by the seminary until 2008.

Bishop Simon Bruté College Seminary

The seminary program is named in honor of Bishop Simon Bruté, the first bishop of the Diocese of Vincennes, and was established by the Archdiocese of Indianapolis in 2004 to prepare college seminarians for major seminary.

All seminarians live together and participate as a community in an ongoing formation program centered upon daily celebration of the Eucharist and praying the Liturgy of the Hours.

 

 

 

Marian University is a Catholic University dedicated to excellence in teaching and learning in the Franciscan and liberal arts tradition.

Marian University

Bishop Bruté seminarians are enrolled as students at Marian University, located one mile south of the seminary. Most seminarians take part in intramural sports or various other clubs and organizations on campus. Students attend class with other Marian University students and eat their meals in the campus dining hall.

Bishop Bruté students study philosophy and theology with a distinguished faculty who are actively involved in the lives of the students they teach.