Saint Vincent Seminary
The seminary was officially established on August 24, 1855 through an Apostolic Brief of Pope Pius IX. Civil degrees are conferred by virtue of a charter granted by an act of the Pennsylvania State Legislature on April 18, 1870.
Since 1870 over 300 students have earned the Master of Arts degree and 400 Master of Divinity degrees. Also more than 2,400 diocesan and religious students have been ordained priests.
- Father James Renshaw Cox 1932 Jobless Party candidate for President of the U.S.
- Bishop René Henry Gracida bishop of the Diocese of Corpus Christi
- Monsignor Carl Peter Hensler, labor priest
- Monsignor Paul Lenz (1925-), director (1975-2007), Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions
- Monsignor John Cippel: missionary priest in Africa, priest of the Diocese of St. Petersburg, FL, and part of the I.P.F. Staff
George Cardinal Mundelein, Archbishop of Chicago, IL
- Oetgen, Jerome (2000). Mission to America: A History of Saint Vincent Archabbey, the First Benedictine Monastery in the United States. Washington: Catholic University of America Press. ISBN 0-8132-0957-9.
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