Pastoral Life in Rome

Pastoral Life in Rome

Pastoral Life in Rome Written by  w Comments Seminary life consistently provides a variety of distinct opportunities. The seminary is located in Rome, which in itself provides opportunities I never imagined  experiencing in my life. I also didn’t realise the...
A Parish Priest – but without the Parish

A Parish Priest – but without the Parish

A Parish Priest – but without the Parish Written by  w Comments One of the strangest things about being a priest in the seminary is that we don’t work in a parish. For diocesan priests this is quite unusual since the normal work of a diocesan priest is parish...
Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls

Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls

Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls Written by  w Comments The Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls is one of the four major papal basilicas in Rome. It is dedicated to Apostle Paul who was martyred in Rome between 64 and 68 AD and was built over his tomb. ...
The Ragheed Ganni Cup

The Ragheed Ganni Cup

The Ragheed Ganni Cup Written by  w Comments You’d be forgiven for thinking to yourself, “How nice, an amiable congregation of seminarians all out to have fun and take part in a friendly competition.” But you’d be wrong! Look behind the smiles and you’ll realise...
The Vatican Necropolis

The Vatican Necropolis

The Vatican Necropolis Written by  w Comments Thirty feet beneath St Peter’s Basilica, and largely unknown to the pilgrims and tourists above, exist the remains of an ancient Roman graveyard. The ‘Vatican Necropolis’ is now a rather gloomy, humid space, but at one...
Any Recommendations?

Any Recommendations?

Any Recommendations? Written by  w Comments One of the great privileges of living and studying in Rome is the opportunity to explore a city famed the world over for its art, history, music, food, and culture.  Another fact is that, when people from home visit us in...