The Final Ordinations in Winona

Source: District of the USA

Please join us in Winona as St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary will host the final major ordinations to the diaconate and priesthood on the Feast of the Sacred Heart, June 3, 2016

An unique occasion

For the last time, the ordination will take place in Winona, MN prior to the seminary's move to Dillwyn, Virginia.
Join us for the celebration of the priesthood and in thanksgiving to Our Lady for so many graces received during these 28 years of presence of St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary in Winona.

Schedule of the day

June 3, 2016: Feast of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

9:00am   Pontifical Mass by Bishop Alfonso de Galarreta
2nd Vespers of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
19:00     Banquet* at the Seminary with slide-show (28 years of memories)
20:30     Candlelit Procession of Thanksgiving to Our Lady

*Cost: $25 per person, $45 per couple on first come, first serve basis.
Please make your reservation only at: 816-733-2500.
Limited seating!

7 deacons to be ordained priests

St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary is pleased to announce the ordination of:

  • Rev. Mr. Andrew Dwyer of Albuquerque, NM
  • Rev. Mr. Brandon Haenny of Highland, IN
  • Rev. Mr. Patrick Kimball of Camillus, NY
  • Rev. Mr. Paul-Isaac Franks of Nottingham, England
  • Rev. Mr. Reid Hennick of Coeur d'Alene, ID
  • Rev. Mr. Francis Palmquist of Belmont, NC
  • Rev. Mr. James Trummer of Saranac Lake, NY

St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary

21077 Quarry Hill Rd.
Winona, MN 55987
Phone: (507) 454-8000