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									                                                                                                                                    Fall 2006
             A Newsletter for Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology and our Friends

                                   The Rector’s
  Inside this issue:               Corner:
                                                                                                      has spent many hours delving into
                                                                                                      our archives to get a better under-
                                                                                                      standing of this seminary's history.
  G   The Rector’s Corner          A Message from Monsignor                                           He has shared some of his more
                                   Robert F. Coleman ’74, J.C.D.,                                     interesting finds that I have filed
  G   A Leadership Award           rector/dean of Immaculate                                          away for future use.
                                   Conception Seminary
      for Service
                                   School of Theology.                                               I was recently looking for one of
                                                                                                     the historical anecdotes that he
  G   The Hiding Place                      hen I was in high school I                               shared with me. It was a quote
      Explored                     W        was taught by the Sisters of
                                   Saint Joseph of Chestnut Hill who staffed Our
                                                                                                     from the book, Parish Priest, written
                                                                                        by Monsignor LeRoy E. McWilliams in 1953.
  G   2006 Ordinations             Lady of the Valley High School in Orange. It         Monsignor McWilliams wrote this book in con-
                                   was Sister Saint Matthew who taught me Latin         junction with the celebrated author, Jim Bishop.
  G   Father Kulig Joins           for all those years. She was an extraordinary        At one point, the venerable Monsignor shared
      the Seminary                 Religious and a great teacher who became a           his thoughts about the importance of the priest
                                   dear friend to me in my seminary days and            who serves as the rector of the seminary:
                                   remained close to me in the priesthood until she
                                   returned to her Father in heaven a few years         The kind of priest a seminary turns out reflects,
  G   A Multi-Faceted
                                   ago. In her classroom above the blackboard she       almost mirror like, the type of rector who runs the
      Graduate                     placed a quotation from Virgil’s Aeneid: Forsan      seminary. He is vested with all the authority of
                                   et haec olim meminisse iuvabit.                      the bishop in regard to the seminary, and he liter-
                                                                                        ally holds the power of clerical life and death over
                                   Like so many other things that did not make          the seminarians. Under his surveillance you work
                                   sense in high school, but only after many more       out your salvation in fear and trembling. The
                                   years of living, this quote reminds us that when     slightest deviation from the rules promulgated by
                                   we look back on the difficult events in our past,    him can, and often does, mean sudden death. He

  Cardinal Dulles
                                   they might actually appear to us as having been      is judge, jury, and supreme court.

Delivers Spring 2006
                                   the good old days. There is always the tempta-
                                   tion to take a rosy view of days gone by. Part of    Life was surely different in the seminary when

  Gerety Lecture
                                   the reason for this is because we forget the pain    Monsignor McWilliams was here on campus
                                   and our memories are often very merciful. The        preparing for priestly ordination in the Fall of
                                   passage of time lessens the sting.                   1918. Monsignor James Mooney was both the
                                                                                        President of Seton Hall College and the rector
                                   Some of our seminarians have the desire to go        of Immaculate Conception Seminary in those
                                   back to a time when everything was wonderful         days. Times have changed, although I recently
                                   in the Church. At least that is what they think. I   informed some of the more nostalgic of our
                                   look back on my days as a seminarian during          current seminarians that if they still wished to
                                   the 1970s and I have a fond recollection of my       venture back into the good old days, I would be
                                   years studying for the priesthood. That does not     happy to oblige them.
                                   mean that every day was paradise then. In fact,
                                   the Church was immersed in the enthusiasm            While I was hunting for the quotation above, I
                                   for reform that followed the Second Vatican          came upon a clipping in the New York Times
                                   Council and the seminary was experiencing            from 1998. It was an editorial written by one of
                                   many changes all at once. We may have a ten-         the regular contributors to the newspaper. I had
                                   dency to forget the difficulties that were a part    marked it for future use, and I guess that the
                                   of those days.                                       future has now arrived. The editorial was enti-
                                                                                        tled, The Three Questions. His three questions
                                   Almost two years ago, I asked Monsignor              were political in nature and scope, but I want to
                                   Robert Wister, associate professor of Church         use these questions as a means of serious reflec-
                                   History, to write the history of Immaculate          tion on the lives of our seminarians.
                                   Conception Seminary for the celebration of its
                                   150th anniversary in 2010. Monsignor has gra-        The first question asked whether the President
Stewards of the Mysteries of God   ciously accepted the challenge and since then        was fit to remain in office. If we apply that ques-
                                                                                                                         continued on page 2
 Rector’s Corner continued from page 1                                                                                                                          A Leadership Award for Service
 tion to our seminarians, it may help us to exam-    so much in the minds of the people that it will      priests at the Last Supper on the night before                                                                  For the past three years, Father Chica,              he and his family were forced to leave. His
 ine our own attitudes and understanding about       be especially difficult for these men to survive     He died, words by which He encouraged and                                                                       Reverend Joseph Chapel, S.T.D., associate dean       early education occurred in other towns and
 the Church and the priesthood. Are the men          in the priesthood?                                   comforted them - words by which He encour-                                                                      of the Seminary, along with volunteers from          cities in El Salvador and he graduated high
 who are here really fit to be in the seminary?                                                           ages and comforts the seminarians today, “You                                                                   the University and the Seminary, journeyed           school here in the States. Deciding that God
                                                     There is no question that the image of the           have not chosen Me, but I have chosen you.” If                                                                  down to that Central American country during         was calling him to serve His people as a priest
 We believe that the grace of God has called         priesthood has changed in the mind of the            there was ever a time when the Church was in                                                                    Spring Break. Their purpose was to provide           he entered the College Seminary at St.
 them here. Their presence among us is not           people. Unlike in the past when respect was          need of saintly priests!                                                                                        the residents a visible and tangible example of      Andrew’s Hall, graduated from Seton Hall and
 simply the result of haphazard chance.              given immediately to the clergy by the Catholic                                                                                                                      Christ working in their midst.                       was accepted into Immaculate Conception
 God has them where He wants them to be.             people, today’s priests are tried and tested by      It well may be that these days are the darkness                                                                                                                      Seminary. He was ordained a priest for the
 Everyday God calls them and challenges them         their parishioners before they will be willing to    before the dawn. Forsan et haec olim meminisse                                                                  The team, averaging 20 people each year, min-        Archdiocese of Newark on May 27, 2006, in

                                                                                                                                                                Pictured above: Deacon Oscar Fonseca; Father Juan José,
 to change, to be converted to Christ by letting     trust them, to work with them and to love            iuvabit. All too often, in our attempt to live our                                                              isters to the residents of both an orphanage         the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart.
                                                                                                                                                                the Pastor of El Mozote; Father Chica; and Father
 go of their jealousy and lust, their prideful and   them. Unless the people can see for themselves       faith, we may tend to accent the efforts we                                                                     and a senior citizen facility. Father Chica said
 self-centered seeking after honor, recognition,     the sincerity and truthfulness of their priestly     make to achieve our own salvation, but the            Joseph Chapel.                                            that by now the children and the older people        For his role in the El Salvador mission as well
 praise, power and personal pleasure. This           service, all our theological and pastoral forma-     Scriptural emphasis is exactly opposite: in the                                                                 recognize some of the returning team mem-            as many other contributions to the community
 conversion — this formation — this transfor-        tion may be in vain.                                 New Testament, the primary thrust is always                  ouldn’t it be great to go back to the              bers and look forward to their arrival. In fact,     of Seton Hall, Father Chica was awarded the
 mation — is essential if they are ever to be
 suitable candidates for ordination.                 Let us read the editorial’s third question: How
                                                                                                          given to the work that God has accomplished
                                                                                                          for us in Christ. “While we were still sinners ...”
                                                                                                                                                                W      small town where you were born, where
                                                                                                                                                                your family was forced to flee twice due to war,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          part of the town’s schedule is now based on
                                                                                                                                                                                                                          their annual visit.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Global Student Servant Leader award this past
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               February. When asked what his philosophy
                                                     do we repair the damage as best we can? And          Jesus became human, suffered and died for our         and be able to do something positive for the                                                                   of service was, he replied, “Assuring justice for
 Jesus challenges them to face the truth, to stop    now let us change it again for ourselves. How        sins, was raised from the dead and ascended to        townspeople? One of our recent seminarians,               Originally, DOVE had planned the program to          our sisters and brothers is like breathing,
 lying to themselves. An honest ability for self     do we repair the damage to the Church and to         reign at His Father's right hand.                     Reverend Esterminio Chica (Mino), knows that              visit another country in the Americas the first      without it we die.”
 appraisal is vital to a mature person, but some     the priesthood as best we can?                                                                             feeling very well. He has had the opportunity             year, but the political situation there prevented
 of us are often the last to know our own faults                                                          Without putting down or denigrating the               of returning to his little village of El Mozote,          it. They contacted Father Chica, then a semi-        This past spring break, one of the orphans in
 and shortcomings. We do not listen to the           I wish I knew the simple answer to that ques-        importance of our own efforts in religion, the        El Salvador, for the past three years as part of          narian at ICS, and in a matter of hours the          El Mozote remembered Father Chica from
 Lord in prayer and are not willing to hear Him      tion — the words, the actions, the exact for-        Easter mysteries help us to highlight the work        an outreach program initiated by the Division             entire trip was arranged.                            past years and said, “You are going to be
 in the voices of others. Jesus challenges our       mula, the new style of priestly ministry that        of salvation that Jesus has achieved on our           of Volunteer Efforts (DOVE), Seton Hall’s                                                                      ordained a priest this year. When you come
 seminarians to face the truth about themselves      would be healing balm for the hurts and scan-        behalf. The Pascal mystery presents us with           campus ministry program, and supported by                 Father Chica was born in El Mozote but only          back next year you can say Mass for us.”
 — the truth which tells them that only God's        dal that Catholic priests have inflicted on our      the solemn truth that God will go to any              Immaculate Conception Seminary.                           managed to complete first grade there before         It is a moment he prayerfully awaits. k
 goodness and mercy enable them to remain at         Catholic people.                                     extreme to be close to us and to share His
 the seminary — the truth that they should not                                                            divine life with us. This is, after all, the Good

                                                                                                                                                                     The Hiding Place Explored
 give up trying to believe that God loves them       When I was ordained twenty-eight years ago           News we proclaim as Christian people: the
 — the truth that the Lord is asking them to         and was sent to my first parish assignment in        marvelous fact that our salvation has been won
 love the people He has put into their lives.        Jersey City, I knew that I could count on the        for us by Jesus Christ.
                                                     great goodwill and the warm and loving atti-
 They can continue to lie to themselves in many      tude that the people had for the priests who         All of us must pray that God will raise up men             As part of the Institute for Christian Spirituality, the second session           ing, not just in the story that it tells, but in the seeming presence of
 ways. They can refuse to acknowledge the            had served them in the past.                         to serve Him as priests who are outstanding in             of the Great Spiritual Books, Book of the Semester Club took place                the author herself.
 admonitions of the rector, they can refuse to                                                            virtue, in goodness, in knowledge, in prudence,            on March 4, 2006, at the Seminary.This program focused on The
 listen to the advice of their spiritual directors   Sadly, so much of that goodwill and warmth           in unselfish devotion. The seminarian who                  Hiding Place, a book by Corrie ten Boom that details the efforts of a             Ms. Margolis, who is also the manager for her college’s Cultural
 and confessors, they can purposefully conceal       has dissipated over the years. Our seminarians’      believes that he is called by the Lord must learn          Dutch Reformed family in Nazi occupied Holland to hide and pro-                   Outreach Program, is the child of concentration-camp survivors.
 aspects of their own lives from their confessors    lives, both now and as priests, will not be easy     to be humble in the face of the great priestly             tect their Jewish neighbors from the Gestapo.The amazing story, a                 She has worked on a variety of curricula and programs about the
 and spiritual directors, they can ignore the        ones. They will not be able to rely on the           mission that God has entrusted to him.                     best seller when it first appeared in 1968, made a simple, grandmoth-             Holocaust that narrate the horrific events experienced by her family
 advice and opinions of their formation men-         unconditional loyalty that supported the                                                                        erly appearing senior citizen into a famous crusader who traversed                and so many other millions.
 tors, they can be casually absent from the          priestly life in former times. The spotlight of      So much depends upon the dedicated work of                 the world to detail the deeds of average citizens who either stood
 Liturgy of the Hours and the Eucharist, they        public scrutiny will always be on them. Make         the seminary faculty. Surely, the task that lies           by to facilitate the holocaust or performed extraordinary acts of                 Following lunch, Gregory Glazov, D.Phil. (Oxon.), assistant professor
 can have a cavalier attitude toward the study       no mistake about it — their people will judge        ahead cannot be accomplished without the                   courage, in an attempt to impede it.                                              of Biblical Studies, facilitated a group discussion which allowed the
 of theology and other academic work, they can       them; and in judging them, they will judge the       grace of God and the loving support of                                                                                                       members of the audience to share their thoughts and feelings on the
 escape as much as possible from being in the        Catholic priesthood, the Catholic Church and         Catholic people. Our Lord will not be outdone              The day included Corrie Remembers, a dramatization of the words                   topic as well as to ask questions. One of the issues that was raised
 seminary, they can decide that their time at the    the Catholic faith. It is precisely by the quality   in His generosity, but we depend very deeply               and works of Corrie ten Boom presented by Susan Sandager, as well                 was the concept of forgiveness in general, and its application to
 seminary is worthless, that the seminary has        of their priest’s relationship to them that many     on the prayerful and financial support of all              as a spiritual reflection on the holocaust by Peppy Margolis, M.A.‘99,            events as horrible as the Holocaust in the two traditions represented
 nothing to offer them, that they need to do noth-   people will either come to know and love Jesus       our benefactors and friends.                               the director of the Institute for Holocaust and Genocide Studies at               by the presenters. By citing Elie Wiesel’s Night, Peppy Margolis
 ing else than bide their time until ordination.     Christ or will reject Him from their lives.                                                                     Raritan Valley Community College in North Branch, New Jersey.                     illustrated the Jewish consternation about the legitimacy of forgiving
                                                                                                          Please beg the Lord that our seminarians' arms                                                                                               crimes of which one is not a direct victim. Members of the audience
 The editorial's second question goes like this:     Yet they can take courage in the Scriptures.         will be stretched wide enough to embrace His               Ms. Sandager is the associate director of Bridges for Peace, a Jewish-            pointed out, moreover, that for lack of forgiveness in such cases, the
 Has the President's risk-taking already so          The Apostle Paul reminds them that God has           cross; that they be given the strength and                 Christian relations program in Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Albuqurque,                   victims are frequently also condemned and thus doubly victimized. Dr.
 deeply damaged the Presidency that it cannot        chosen the weak and the foolish of this world        courage to die to themselves and to walk with              New Mexico.Although not trained in dramatics, she was so inspired                 Glazov observed that Christianity acknowledges the legitimacy of this
 be repaired while he is in office? Now let us       to confound the strong and the wise. The             Christ in the way of unselfish love. For He is             by the story of this courageous woman, her sister and their father,               standpoint as evidenced by the fact that ultimately forgiveness, where
 apply it to ourselves: Have the sins of priests     beloved Apostle John records for them those          the same yesterday and today and tomorrow,                 that she adapted Corrie’s narrative to retell, in dramatic form, her              victims are absent, can only come from a sacrament, i.e., a divine act,
 already damaged the image of the priesthood         words of Jesus that He spoke to His first            and all the ages belong to Him.k                           story in the character of the woman herself.The effect is mesmeriz-               made possible through the Incarnation and apostolic ordination.k

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 The Archdiocese of Newark welcomes the largest ordination class in the nation

                                                                                          in Newark, on Saturday, May 27, 2006. While Newark has had                  This ordination class mirrors, in many ways, the wide diversity found                       transitional deacons, also served to confirm their decisions to
                                                                                          comparatively large classes in the past, based on a national survey of      in the Archdiocese, not only in ethnic and national origins but in the                      be priests.
                                                                                          Vocation Directors, in 2006 Newark had the largest ordination class         varying backgrounds and experiences that the men bring to their
                                                                                          in the country.                                                             priesthood. They ranged in age from 29 to 52 and came from secular                          Gratitude to the many priests who have inspired and supported them
                                                                                                                                                                      backgrounds as varied as: national military service to computer pro-                        was another theme repeated by the newly ordained. Others specifi-
                                                                                          The seventeen men, from varying backgrounds                                                                    gramming; from practicing law to                         cally pointed to the holiness of certain priests who have inspired them
                                                                                          and from eleven countries, knelt before the                                                                    earning a Ph.D. in Food Science; and                     to serve the people of God in a similar manner. The support and
                                                                                          Archbishop and promised obedience to him                                                                       from sales to accounting. In addi-                       encouragement of their families and friends allowed these men to
                                                                                          and his successors before being ordained.                         Based on a national                          tion, a number of the new priests                        follow the Lord’s call to priesthood.
                                                                                          Thirteen of the new priests were seminarians                                                                   are fluent in many of the languages
                                                                                          at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of                   survey of Vocation Directors,                    represented amongst the people of                        As Archbishop Myers has stated, “We are grateful to God for these 17
                                                                                          Theology and Redemptoris Mater Seminary.                                                                       the Archdiocese whom they will                           new priests.” The people of the Newark Archdiocese are also grateful
                                                                                          Five other graduates of ICSST were ordained                     in 2006 Newark had the                         serve in their ministries: Croatian,                     for the gift of these men to serve the Church in the years to come. The
                                                                                          priests this year: two for the Archdiocese of                                                                  Italian, Korean, Polish, Portuguese                      acceptance of these men by the people was demonstrated by the
                                                                                          Washington and one each for the dioceses of                     largest ordination class                       and Spanish.                                             resounding applause in reply to the Archbishop’s declaration that, “…we
 Newly ordained priests stand in front of the Cathedral Bascillica of the Sacred Heart,
                                                                                          Providence, Rhode Island, and Paterson and                                                                                                                              choose these men, our brothers, for priesthood in the presbyteral order.”
 Newark, N.J. Pictured from left to right, are: (first row) Reverend Esterminio Chica,    Trenton, New Jersey.                                                        in the country.                          When individually asked about their
 Reverend Raul Silva, Reverend Kyung Lee, Reverend Rafael Galvez-Pineda, Reverend                                                                                                                              spiritual formation during the years               The newly ordained from Immaculate Conception Seminary School of
 Gerald Buonopane, Reverend Zeljko Guberovic, Reverend James Cho, (second row)
 Reverend James Tucker, Reverend Jacek Napora, Reverend Rafael Velazquez, Reverend
                                                                                          Hundreds of priests from Newark and the                                                                              of preparation and the influences                  Theology and Redemptoris Seminary are:
 Antonio Rocha, Reverend Giandomenico Flora, (third row) Reverend James Ferry,
                                                                                          other New Jersey dioceses, as well as surround-                                                                      that called them to priesthood, each
 Reverend Bryan Page, Reverend Joseph Kwiatkowski.                                        ing states, took part in the Ordination Rite and Mass at the Cathedral             man had a unique reply, but there were certain themes echoed in the                  Reverend Gerald Buonopane, Reverend Esterminio Chica, Reverend
                                                                                          Basilica, which was witnessed by over two thousand of the ordinands’               responses. Many cited the support of their fellow seminarians and the                James Cho, Reverend James Ferry, Reverend Giandomenico Flora,
   n a ceremony at the Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart, The                        family members, friends, colleagues, and parishioners. After the ordi-             communal prayer life at Immaculate Conception Seminary School of                     Reverend Zeljko Guberovic, Reverend Joseph Kwiatkowski, Reverend
 I Most Reverend John J. Myers, D.D., S.T.D., Archbishop of Newark
 ordained seventeen men to the priesthood for service to the Church
                                                                                          nation, Archbishop Myers and the other concelebrating bishops knelt
                                                                                          in the Sanctuary and received the new priests’ first blessings.
                                                                                                                                                                             Theology as important dimensions of their formation experience.
                                                                                                                                                                             Pastoral ministry assignments, along with their parish assignments as
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Kyung Lee, Reverend Bryan Page, Reverend Antonio Rocha, Reverend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Raul Silva, Reverend James Tucker, and Reverend Rafael Velazquez. k

 Diaconal Ordination                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              In his last priestly ordination for the Archdiocese of Washington,
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  D.C., Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, Ph.D., D.D., the former
                                                n May 2006, fifteen semi-                 their theological and pastoral preparation with the demands of day-                                                                                                     Archbishop of Newark, ordained two members of the Immaculate
                                                narians from Immaculate
                                             Conception Seminary School
                                                                                          to-day life in a parish setting.                                                                                                                                        Conception Seminary School of Theology class of 2006. Reverend
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Lawrence Swink and Reverend Robert Walsh were ordained on
                                             of Theology and Redemptoris                  The new deacons and their dioceses are: Reverend Mr. Renato                                                                                                             Saturday, May 27, 2006, at the Basilica of the National Shrine of the
                                             Mater Seminary began the                     Bautista, Reverend Mr. William Benedetto, Reverend Mr. Mariano                                                                                                          Immaculate Conception, in Washington, D.C.
                                             final stage of their preparation             Dellagiovanna, Reverend Mr. Manuel Duenas, Reverend Mr. Oscar
                                             for ordination to the priest-                Fonseca, Reverend Mr. Sebastian Garcia, Reverend Mr. John Sillup                                                                                                        The Most Reverend Arthur J. Serratelli, S.T.D., S.S.L., D.D., Bishop of
                                             hood when they were                          and Reverend Mr. Michael Trainor (Newark); Reverend Mr. Jaime                                                                                                           the Diocese of Paterson, New Jersey, and a former Associate Professor
                                             ordained transitional deacons.                                                           Hostios and Reverend                                                                                                        of Biblical Studies at Immaculate Conception Seminary, ordained
                                             Eight were ordained by                                                                   Mr. Yvans Jazon                                                                                                             Reverend Brian Ditullio May 27, 2006, at the Cathedral of St. John
                                             Archbishop John J. Meyers,                                                               (Camden); Reverend                                                                                                          the Baptist.
                                             D.D., S.T.D., Archbishop of                                                              Mr. Richard Narciso and
 After his ordination, Deacon Manuel Duenas
 meets with Archbishop Myers to discuss his
                                             Newark. In addition, the                                                                 Reverend Mr. Victor                                                                                                         At the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Assumption in Trenton, NJ, the
 diaconal assignment. (Photo courtesy of The                                                                                                                                 Pictured with Archbishop John J. Myers, D.D., S.T.D. are the eight new Newark
                                             Dioceses of Camden,                                                                      Silva (Providence);                                                                                                         Most Reverend John M. Smith, J.C.D., D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of
 Catholic Advocate)                          Providence and Wilmington                                                                Reverend Mr. Hong Kim
                                                                                                                                                                             Archdiocesan Deacons: (first row) Rev. Mr. Mariano Dellagiovanna, Rev. Mr. Renato
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  Trenton, ordained three men to the priesthood, including Reverend
                                             ordained two men, while the                                                              (Metuchen); Reverend                   Bautista, Rev. Mr.William Benedetto, (second row) Rev. Mr. Oscar Fonseca, Rev. Mr.   Brian Woodrow, a graduate of Immaculate Conception Seminary, on
 Diocese of Metuchen ordained one deacon. These men will continue                                                                     Mr. Anthony Pileggi and                Manuel Duenas, Rev. Mr. Sebastian Garcia, Rev. Mr. Michael S.P.Trainor and           May 20, 2006.
 their studies at the Seminary while serving in parishes throughout                                                                   Reverend Mr. John                      Rev. Mr. John Sillup.
 this year.                                                                                                                           Olson (Wilmington).                                                                                                         Reverend Carl Fisette was ordained June 3, 2006, in the Cathedral of

                                                                                                                                                                             Other Ordinations
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  SS Peter and Paul, along with two other men, by the Most Reverend
 All of the men have had valuable and meaningful pastoral assignments                                                                        With the grace of God                                                                                                Thomas J. Tobin, D.D., Bishop of the Diocese of Providence. k
 during their years at the Seminary, but this year will be the first                                                                         and the strengthening

                                                                                          Deacon Renato Bautista makes the promise of
 opportunity for them to serve their parishioners as ordained members                                                                        of their vocations,                 ive other members of the ordination class of 2006 at Immaculate
 of the clergy. They will have opportunities to proclaim the Gospel and
                                                                                          obedience before Archbishop Myers prior to being
                                                                                                                                             these men will be               F   Conception Seminary School of Theology were ordained to the
 preach, baptize, visit the sick, comfort the troubled and bury the dead.                 ordained with the other deacons. (Photo courtesy   raised to the order of          priesthood at ceremonies in New Jersey, the District of Columbia and
 All of these experiences, and many others, will allow them to integrate                  of The Catholic Advocate)                          Priest next year. k             Rhode Island.

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     Father Anthony Kulig Joins the Seminary Faculty                                                                                                         Cardinal Dulles Delivers Gerety Lecture
                                      In May 2006 Reverend Anthony             Department. He eventually served Seton Hall Prep as both dean of                                                                                            also does not take into considera-                         culture of the time, thereby abandoning the
                                      Kulig celebrated 45 years as a           men and as the first assistant headmaster for development.                                                                                                  tion the impact of our faith on                            sense of Church and its mission. While this
                                      priest, and he has “enjoyed it all.”                                                                                                                                                                 social attitudes and conduct. Using                        belief that the Catholic culture could be
                                      Father admitted that, as with any        In 1972 he returned to his second alma mater as the University’s                                                                                            St. Paul’s injunction in Romans 12:2                       smoothly assimilated into human culture with-
                                      life, there were some bumps in the       director of alumni relations, then the associate dean of freshman                                                                                           not to be conformed to this world,                         out doing damage to either seems questionable
                                      road, but all of his varied assign-      studies before moving into the position of director of Seton Hall’s                                                                                         the Cardinal described a second                            today, it was considered by many as the only full
                                      ments have fulfilled him and have        Campus Ministry program.                                                                                                                                    option, a countercultural mode of                          interpretation of the conciliar documents.
                                      given him a great deal of satisfaction                                                                                                                                                               opposition where the Church offers
                                      and joy.                                 Theodore Cardinal McCarrick, then Archbishop of Newark, asked                                                                                               resistance to society’s ethos as, at                       Pope Paul VI answered this theme with a call
                                                                               Father Kulig to assume the responsibilities of spiritual director of                                                                                        best, inadequate or, more likely,                          for a new evangelization that proclaimed the
     Father Kulig celebrated 45      Father Kulig, born in Garfield, New       the College Seminary at St.Andrew’s Hall.Then ten years ago,
     years as a priest in 2006.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           sinful. The Amish and other non-                           Gospel to the 20th century. Secular Christianity
                                     Jersey, attended Seton Hall Prep,         Father was named Pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church                                                                                                  conforming communities were                                could never fulfill the mission given to the
     Seton Hall University, and Immaculate Conception Seminary in              in Bayonne.                                                                                                                                                 offered as examples of this mode.                          Church by Jesus. Only a total acceptance of the
     Darlington. Although he graduated from Seton Hall in the fifties,                                                                                       An attentive audience of faculty, students, staff and guests listen as        The American Catholic ghetto                               Gospel message and the sacraments could bring
     he has maintained a series of relationships with the Prep and the         All of these various assignments have helped prepare Father for               Cardinal Dulles delivers the 2006 Archbishop Peter Gerety Lecture in          culture of the first half of the twen-                     about this evangelization. The Cardinal
     University over his life as a priest.                                     his current role as a member of the Formation Faculty at the                  Jubilee Hall.                                                                 tieth century also successfully                            reminded the audience that John Paul II spoke
                                                                               Seminary. During the past months, back on the Seton Hall campus,                     n January 26, 2006, Immaculate                             employed this approach.                                                very often about the innate clash between the
     After ordination, Father Kulig was assigned to St. Patrick’s Church in    he has worked with thirteen mentorees who are preparing to                    O      Conception Seminary School of Theology                                                                                            culture of life promulgated by the Catholic
     Elizabeth.The parish had a high school and the newly ordained priest      follow his example in the wide ranging ministries they will face in           welcomed Avery Cardinal Dulles, S.J., to the                      The papacy of Blessed John XXIII and the                               Church and the increasing anticulture of
     was put in charge of the school. It was there that Father began his       the priesthood.As he works with this next generation of priests,              Seton Hall campus to present the 2006                             Second Vatican Council brought a new                                   death. He taught that we must engage society
     avocation of producing musicals at the high school and parish levels.     Father attempts to inculcate in them the same spirit of ministry              Archbishop Gerety Lecture. Cardinal Dulles,                       approach to the fore. The Pope wanted                                  in a dialogue to help develop a full apprecia-
                                                                               that has guided his 45 rewarding years as a priest. Echoing Matthew           one of the best known and respected                               Catholics to enter fully into the world, to                            tion and acceptance of the gospel message. We
     After nine years in his first assignment, he was transferred to his       20:28, he always hopes to serve, not to be served. k                          American theologians today, holds the position                    embrace the changes and advancements that                              have to move beyond mere counterculturism
     former high school where he initially taught in the Religious Studies                                                                                   as the Laurence J. McGinley Professor of                          science and technology offered and to use                              to a cultural transformation.
                                                                                                                                                             Religion and Society at Fordham University                        them to promote peace and unity in the world.
                                                                                                                                                             Graduate School of Arts and Sciences’                             Thus, the third option presented, immersion or                         Although Pope Benedict XVI before his elec-
                                                                                                                                                             Theology Department. The Cardinal is the son                      inculturation, grew organically from the docu-                         tion sometimes seemed to lean toward a pre-
                                                                                                                                                             of the late John Foster Dulles, the former                        ments of Vatican II according to Cardinal Dulles.                      Vatican II countercultural approach, Cardinal

 A Multi-faceted Graduate
                                                                                                                                                             United States Secretary of State under                            Believing that the Council documents called for                        Dulles believes that he truly favors a more
                                                                                                                                                             President Dwight Eisenhower, and is a convert                     a total immersion in contemporary societal                             positive and collaborative approach to the
                                                                                                                                                             to Roman Catholicism. He served as a peritus,                     mores, many Catholics abandoned long held                              question of dealing with contemporary society.
                                    hat do a best      Tobin earned a B.A. in Philosophy at Yale          In May 2003, Greg was named the editor of          a theological advisor, to the American Bishops                    beliefs and practices to embrace the prevailing                        The Church must accept and affirm all that is
                                  W selling author,
                            a senior adviser for
                                                       University. He has been a resident of New
                                                       Jersey since 1981, living in the Oranges. He
                                                                                                          The Catholic Advocate, the official newspaper
                                                                                                          of the Archdiocese of Newark. He credits the
                                                                                                                                                             during the Second Vatican Council.                                                                                                                     good in society while offering a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    strong opposition to whatever
                            communications at          and his wife, Maureen, have two sons, Patrick      experience of covering the day-to-day activities   The title of the lecture was “The                                                                                                                      contradicts the gospel and we
                            Seton Hall, a former       and Bryan, and are celebrating their 25th          of the Church on the local, national and inter-    Popes and the Order of Culture: Leo                                                                                                                    must all engage in bringing about
                            editor-in-chief of the     wedding anniversary.                               national levels to being the equivalent of         XIII to Benedict XVI.” In his com-                                                                                                                     this necessary transformation.
                            Book of the Month                                                             obtaining a graduate degree in ecclesiology.       ments, Cardinal Dulles proposed
                            Club, and a graduate       Two of his recent books, Conclave — a              He believes that overall the U.S. Catholic press   four ways in which, he believes, the                                                                                                                        The Holy Father believes that we
                            of Immaculate              fictional depiction of behind-the-scenes           has made great strides in recent years.            Catholic Church in America today                                                                                                                            cannot evangelize society if we
 G. Gregory Tobin is the    Conception Seminary        maneuvering surrounding the election of an                                                            could address the secularistic and                                                                                                                          are not thoroughly evangelized
 recipient of the Pope John
 Paul II Medal for Academic
                            School of Theology         American Pope — and Selecting the Pope:            Last year, Monsignor Robert Sheeran,               pluralistic culture that it faces. These                                                                                                                    first. While the Cardinal does not
                            have in common?            Uncovering the Mysteries of Papal Elections,       President of Seton Hall University, asked Greg     four options he called co-existence                                                                                                                         believe the conflict between faith
                            They are all one per-      were both published prior to the death of Pope     to bring his vast experience and knowledge of      with, opposition to, immersion in,                                                                                                                          and culture will ever be allevi-
 son, G. Gregory Tobin, a 2006 graduate with an        John Paul II. The latter book was used exten-      communications and the Church to Seton             and transformation of the culture.                                                                                                                          ated, he feels that some of the lay
 M.A. in Theology and a recipient of the Pope          sively by the media, especially The New York       Hall. He currently serves as senior adviser for                                                                                                                                                                movements in the Church today
 John Paul II Medal for Academic Excellence.           Times, in reporting on the history and practices   communications in the Office of the President      In the co-existence option,                                                                                                                                 can make a major contribution to
                                                       of papal elections. Greg also was involved in      of the University. In this capacity he assists     Christians can accept our prevailing                                                                                                                        this cultural transformation.
 Greg believes that his experiences here at Seton      Seton Hall’s unprecedented contribution to the     with both the internal and external communi-       culture in the civil realm while
 Hall and the Seminary have provided more than         major TV networks’ coverage of the death and       cation. On an interim basis Greg is also           embracing a Catholic Christian                                                                                                                               In closing, he stated that
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Prior to delivering the 2006 Gerety Lecture, Cardinal Dulles poses with some of the attendees:
 a real education, and not just in the academic        funeral of the late Holy Father and the election   serving as the acting director of university       culture in the religious sphere.                                                                                                                            although the four options pre-
 sense. Having the opportunity to work closely         and early days of Pope Benedict XVI. A num-        publications where he is involved in alumni,       Although this approach may seem               (first row) Rev. Msgr. Robert Coleman, rector and dean of Immaculate Conception Seminary; Avery               sented all have attractive facets,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Cardinal Dulles; Most Reverend David Arias, Auxiliary Bishop of Newark; Joseph De Pierro, Ed.D., dean
                                                                                                                                                                                                           of the College of Education and Human Services; (second row) Rev. Msgr.Thomas Nydegger, vice
 with his fellow students, those preparing for         ber of faculty members, students and Greg          development, public relations and marketing        very appealing at first, Cardinal                                                                                                                           it is only the transformation
 both ordained and lay ministries, the professors,     were interviewed and provided valuable com-        activities, as well as the Seton Hall University   Dulles rejected it because it has             rector/business manager; Msgr. Francis Seymour, Archdiocesan Archivist; Frederick F.Travis, Ph.D., provost;   model that offers the best solu-
                                                                                                                                                                                                           Sr. Paula M. Buley, IHM, executive vice president for Administration; (third row) Deacon William Toth,
                                                                                                                                                                                                           associate professor, Christian Ethics; Howard McGinn, Ph.D., dean, University Libraries; Msgr. Joseph
 and now the entire University community have          mentary and insight during this period. Greg       Magazine. Currently in his “spare time” he is      never been successfully imple-                                                                                                                              tion, since it captures the best
 helped him to appreciate the total spectrum of        has also published Holy Father: Pope Benedict      working on two books, one fiction and the          mented due to the corrupting influ-           Reilly, Rector College Seminary at St. Andrew's Hall; Rev. Joseph Chapel, associate dean; and Dianne          attributes of the other three into
 the Catholic higher education process.                XVI, Pontiff for a New Era.                        other non-fiction. k                               ence of evil in the natural order. It         M.Traflet, J.D., S.T.D., associate dean.                                                                      a “dynamic unity.”k

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 More Priests                                                                                                                                            Reverend Lewis V. Papera                Reverend Donald K. Hummel               Mr. Thomas E. Campbell                 Mr. and Mrs. John W. Hall
                                                                                                      The generous and loyal support provided by
 Something is troubling Vincent J.
                                                                                                      Immaculate Conception Seminary School of           Ms. Julia Persinger                     Reverend Arthur F. Humphrey             Sister Teresa Catherine Carberry       Reverend Joseph A. Halpin

 Lewis’ cousin, who is in his 40s and
                                                                                                      Theology’s alumni and friends helps to subsi-      Mr. Kenneth S. Pizzo Sr.                Mr. Leslie A. Hynes                     Reverend Richard D.Carlson             Reverend Kevin M. Hanbury, Ed.D.

 has young children: Will there be
                                                                                                      dize the annual costs of priestly formation and    Reverend Joseph M. Quinlan              Reverend Jeffrey J. Kegley              Mrs. Josephine M. Carolan              Mr. Francis C. Hand
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. John Salvato                        Reverend Monsignor Michael E. Kelly     Monsignor John J. Carroll              Reverend Michael A. Hanly
 enough priests when his children
                                                                                                      theological education. Each benefactor becomes
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend James O. Sheerin               Mr. Victor J. Limongelli                Reverend Kevin E. Carter               Reverend Monsignor William C. Harms
 grow up?
                                                                                                      a partner in the living mission of the Seminary.   Mr. Janek A. Skutnik                    Mr. Antony Lofredo                      Reverend Peter R. Cebulka              Reverend Monsignor William J.
                                                                                                      The following gifts were received between July     The Skyway Foundation                   Mr. Arthur R. Lynch                     Mr. Edward Chadwick                      Haughney

 “Most of the priests I know will be retiring
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Bernard S. Speckhart                Reverend Michael P. Lyons               Dr. Alfred W. Christopher              Reverend Francis A. Heinen
                                                                                                      1, 2005 and June 30, 2006. Each donor is very
 in 10 or 20 years,” says Lewis, who chairs                                                                                                              FELLOWSHIPS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reverend Monsignor Joseph P. Herron
                                                                                                      important to our development efforts. We                                                   Mr. William P. McBride                  Mr. Frank Cicalese Sr.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Mr. Thomas J. Herten
 the $10 million capital campaign for Seton
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Deacon Daniel G. McCarren               Mr. Frank Ciccarino
                                                                                                      have attempted to accurately acknowledge all                                                                                                                              Reverend Monsignor Carl D. Hinrichsen
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Joseph J. McGlone                   Reverend Robert J. Cio
 Hall University’s Immaculate Conception
                                                                                                      donors. If you have made a gift and your name                                              Mrs. Florence B. Murphy                 Reverend Joseph F. Coda                Mr. Frank J. Hoenemeyer

 Seminary School of Theology (the Seminary),
                                                                                                      is not listed, or is listed differently than it    Order of Priests Fellowship             Reverend Monsignor James H. Murray      Reverend Monsignor Thomas A. Coffey    Mrs. Michele B. Hopkins

                                                  Vincent J. Lewis with his wife, Barbara.
 which is part of the University’s Ever
                                                                                                      should be, please inform us of the error. Please    (Gifts of $500 to $999)                Reverend Joseph W. Nealon               Mr. Thomas C. Collier                  Reverend Timothy J. Horgan
                                                                                                      call the Seminary Development Office at
 Forward campaign.                                tory with professional audiovisual equipment.
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. James W. Bien                       Reverend Hongshik Park                  Reverend Thomas P. Conheeney           Mr. Gerard J. Hudert
                                                                                                      (973) 378-2661, or use the enclosed envelope       Mr. Martin J. Brophy                                                                                                   Ms. Rosemarie Iantosca
                                                  The lab will offer training not only for those
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Charles J. Perruzzi                 Ms. Mary M. Connors
                                                                                                      if a correction is necessary.                      Mrs. Audrey Byram                       Mr. and Mrs. George Reeth               Reverend James Considine               The Immaculate Conception Church,

 Aside from the troubling question, Lewis’        in priestly formation, but also to experi-
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor Emmanuel M.          Mr. John J. Reilly                      Mr. Ralph G. Conte                       Natchitoches

 desire to contribute unflaggingly of his time    enced clergy and laypersons interested in
                                                                                                      Thank you for your outstanding support.              Capozzelli
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Charles A. Reinbold            Mr. Edward S. Cooke                    Reverend Monsignor Thomas P. Ivory

 and resources is deeply connected to his         parish work.
                                                                                                                                                         Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Inc.                                                                                    Reverend Edgardo Jocson

                                                                                                      THE DARLINGTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Robert P. Rittereiser               Reverend Gabriel Costa, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Joseph R. Chapel                                                                                              Ms. Anna E. Jones
 parents, now both deceased.“My mother
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Frank Rose                     Ms. Elizabeth R. Culligan

                                                                                                      ANNUAL FUND
                                                                                                                                                         Mrs. Phyllis A. Chernalis                                                                                              Dr. William P. Kalosieh

 and father felt it was an important step to      Lewis notes that it is important “to have our
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Dr. Carolyn F. Rummel                   Reverend Joseph A. D'Amico
                                                                                                                                                         Mrs. Rose Marie Deehan                                                                                                 Mr. Stanley P. Kapica Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend John F. Russell                Reverend Daniel A. Danik
 finance a home to house seminarians for the      seminarians proficient in conveying their
                                                                                                      STEWARDS                       SEMINARY
                                                                                                                                                         Most Reverend Thomas A. Donato                                                                                         Reverend Zephyrin Katompa
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Saint Stephen’s Church, Paterson        Mrs. Elizabeth B. Degnan

 next 100 years,” Lewis noted. His parents’       knowledge,” especially from the pulpit.“We                            OF THE
                                                                                                                                                         Dr. John M. Driscoll                                                                                                   Mr. J. Walter Keady Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Jude S. Salus                  Reverend John D. Dennehy

 generosity resulted in the Seminary’s newly      want them to be more comfortable and pro-
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor Frederick M. Eid                                                                                    Mr. Francis X. Keegan Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Monsignor Stanley Schinski     Mr. William L. DeRose
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor James L. Fallon                                                                                     Mr. James M. Keenan
 built facility being named the Milton and Rita   ficient in public speaking,” Lewis explains, and
                                                                                                      Archbishop’s Society                                                                       Mrs. Edith Simonelli                    Reverend Christopher C. DiLella
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Robert M. Flanagan                                                                                                 Reverend John J. Korbelak
 Lewis Hall.The year was 1984 and the             for priests to better “translate their thoughts
                                                                                                       (Gifts of $10,000 or more)                                                                Reverend Sam A. Sirianni                Mr. John F. DiLorenzo, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Stephen A. Lovelette                                                                                               Mr. John M. Kovtun
                                                                                                      Community Foundation of New Jersey                                                         Reverend James F. Spera                 Mrs. Livvy Dinneen
 Seminary had just relocated from Darlington      on the Bible and convey that in their homilies.”
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Robert J. Nolan                                                                                                    Reverend Alfred J. Kowalski
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Monsignor Gregory J.           Reverend Donald J. DiPasquale

 back to Seton Hall’s campus, where it was
                                                                                                      Rector’s Society                                   Reverend Monsignor Thomas P.              Studerus                              Dr. Henry W. Dmochowski                Mr. Rodney T. Koza
 founded in 1860.                                 The campaign’s other goals are $1 million
                                                                                                       (Gifts of $5,000 to $9,999)                                                               Reverend James B. Sullivan              Reverend E. Michael Donovan Jr.        Reverend Miroslaw K. Krol
                                                                                                                                                         Our Lady of Victories Church,                                                                                          Reverend John J. Krozser
                                                  for endowment and $300,000 to replace
                                                                                                      Ms. Janice A. Figenshu                                                                     Mr. Joseph A. Suszko                    Mr. and Mrs. William W. Dornburgh
                                                                                                                                                           Harrington Park
                                                                                                      Mr. Charles J. O’Connell                                                                   Reverend James G. Tucker                                                       Mr. Milton T. Kupfer
 Milton F. Lewis, who died in 1999, a distin-     the heavily used 20-year-old organ in the
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend John J. Paladino                                                       Reverend Monsignor Vincent J. Doyle
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. William J. Van Nostrand             Mr. Edward J. Duggan                   Reverend Monsignor Raymond J. Kupke

 guished investment banker and friend of the      Seminary Chapel. Last year, the Seminary
                                                                                                      Dean’s Society                                     Mr. Francis G. Pileggi, Esq.
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Paul A. Vermylen                    Mr. Joseph R. Duggan                   Reverend John J. Laferrera
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor Raymond J. Pollard
 poor, served as a Seton Hall board member.       launched the Institute of Christian
                                                                                                       (Gifts of $2,500 to $4,999)                                                               Reverend John Edward Wassell            Mrs. Carol Ann Dunphy                  Reverend K. Michael Lambeth
                                                                                                                                                         Father Michael A. Saporito
 As a child,Vincent Lewis had tagged along        Spirituality, supported by a $2 million grant
                                                                                                      Dr. and Mrs. Jose F. Botet                                                                                                         Ms. Florence Dwyer                     Sister Mary Laurentine
                                                                                                      Mr. Joseph A. Bukovec                              Reverend Monsignor Francis R. Seymour   Ministry of Acolytes                                                           Mr. James E. Leo
 with his dad to Wall Street, which used to       from the Lilly Endowment Inc.The campaign
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Gerard S. Sloyan                                                       Mr. William J. Egan III
                                                                                                      Reverend Monsignor David J. Casazza                                                        Fellowship                                                                     Mr. Robert Lezette
 open half-days on Saturdays. During his          will further the Institute’s first initiative: to
                                                                                                                                                         Dr. Dianne M. Traflet                                                           Reverend Joseph Escobar
                                                                                                      Mrs. Dorothy H. Garrigan                                                                    (Gifts of $100 to $249)                Ms. Charlotte Espino                   Reverend Monsignor Richard M. Liddy

 years as a finance major at Georgetown           call, nurture and sustain pastoral leaders.
                                                                                                      Mr. James F. Higgins                               Mr. John G. Tucker
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Edwin Alger III                     Reverend Richard A. Ewing              Mr. John P. Ligos Sr.

 University, Lewis knew his father’s footsteps
                                                                                                      Reverend Edward J. Myers                           Deacon Daniel J. Wilverding
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Michael A. Andreano            Mr. Frank P. Farinella Jr.             Reverend Anthony J. Lionelli
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Robert Wolfee
 would set the pace.Today he is senior vice       The Seminary has been welcoming growing
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Walter Applin                       Reverend Stephen S. Feehan             Mr. Bernard D. Lodge
                                                                                                      Spiritual Director’s Society                       Reverend Joseph F. Wortmann

 president at Smith Barney in Rutherford.         numbers and more diverse students, and this
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Hernan A. Arias                Ms. Evangeline R. Felton               Mr. Gerald A. Lodge
                                                                                                       (Gifts of $1,000 to $2,499)                       Mr. and Mrs. Frank A. Zrna
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                Reverend Matthew D. Looney
                                                  year graduates 17 for the Catholic priest-
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Monsignor Richard J. Arnhols   Mr. Patrick Ferry
                                                                                                      Mr. Michael P. Ambrosio Jr.                        Reverend Thaddeus F. Zuber
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Alfred S. Arvay, Ph.D.         Reverend Monsignor Louis F. Fimiani    Mr. Leo F. Lucie

 In serving on the Archdiocese of Newark’s        hood — the largest class in the country. Its
                                                                                                      Mr. William S. Ball                                                                                                                                                       Reverend Richard J. Lyons
                                                                                                                                                         Order of Deacons Fellowship             Reverend Joseph J. Astarita             Reverend Monsignor James J. Finnerty
 Pension Board and the Board of Overseers         250 students also include lay leaders. Both
                                                                                                      Deacon William R. Benedetto                                                                                                                                               Reverend Monsignor Thomas G.
                                                                                                                                                          (Gifts of $250 to $499)                Reverend Scott F. Attanasio             Mr. Arthur J. Flanagan

 of Immaculate Conception Seminary, Lewis         groups might benefit from preparation in
                                                                                                      Reverend John J. Chmil                                                                                                                                                      Madden
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Thomas G. Arminio              Mrs. Doris R. Barrington                Reverend Patrick R. Flannery
                                                                                                      Dr. Eun Sook Cho                                                                                                                                                          Reverend Edward J. Maher
 blends his passionate professionalism with his   business and interpersonal skills, according to
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend John P. Bambrick               Reverend John E. Basil                  Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Fleming
                                                                                                      Mrs. Patricia G. Engel                                                                                                                                                    Reverend Thomas J. Major

 commitment to his faith. He was a natural to     Lewis, to better address the challenges faced
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Donald E. Blumenfeld           Reverend Richard A. Bay                 Most Reverend John W. Flesey
                                                                                                      Essex West Hudson Federation                                                                                                                                              Mr. William J. Malachowski
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Mr. and Mrs. John J. Bendokas Jr.
 chair the Seminary’s ambitious campaign,         by Catholic parishes, hospitals and schools.
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor Patrick E. Brown                                             Reverend Monsignor Joseph F. Flusk
                                                                                                      Mr. Cyril P. Forbes                                                                                                                                                       Mr. James J. Malespina
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor James M. Cafone      Dr. Frank R. Besson                     Monsignor Anthony R. Frontiero Jr.
 which is rooted in enhancing its programs
                                                                                                      Dr. Zeni Fox                                                                                                                                                              Reverend James M. Manos
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Anthony G. Coppola                  Mr. Stanley Bestys                      Reverend Monsignor Robert J. Fuhrman

 and facilities to better serve seminarians.      As he inspires others to join him in advanc-
                                                                                                      Mr. Samuel J. Giuliano                                                                                                                                                    Dr. Joseph Marchesano
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Ralph DeNicola                      Mrs. Regis E. Biemer                    Mr. and Mrs. John Funesti
                                                                                                      Mrs. Patricia W. Holgate                                                                                                                                                  Most Reverend Dominic A. Marconi
                                                  ing the Seminary’s mission, he knows he is
                                                                                                                                                         Dr. David R. Foster                     Reverend Monsignor Paul L. Bochicchio   Reverend Michael J. German
                                                                                                      John Paul II High School                                                                                                                                                  Reverend Monsignor Joseph A.

 Of the funds raised for the Seminary, $4         doing his part to ensure that the shepherds
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Lawrence Frizzell              Mr. Robert L. Boyle                     Mr. George J. Germann Sr.
                                                                                                      Joseph L. Muscarelle Foundation Inc.                                                                                                                                        Marjanczyk
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Ms. Ewa Bracko
 million will support expansion of the facili-    will be there for his cousin’s children and for
                                                                                                                                                         Most Reverend Peter L. Gerety                                                   Mr. Bruno Gialanella                   Mr. Anthony M. Marseglia
                                                                                                      Reverend Dominick J. Lenoci
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend John J. Gibbons                Reverend Monsignor Edward G. Bradley    Reverend Anthony Giamello
 ties to provide more office spaces and           other Catholics, now and forever.Vincent
                                                                                                      Reverend William P. Lesak                                                                                                                                                 Reverend John B. Martin
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Thomas Guarino                 Mr. Lawrence A. Brattlof                Mr. John A. Gibson Jr.                 Mr. Charles Mason
 classrooms and convert existing spaces to        Lewis is a man of many achievements,
                                                                                                      Liberty Lincoln/Mercury, Inc.
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Hajduk     Reverend William P. Brennan             Reverend Monsignor John J. Gilchrist
                                                                                                      Reverend Robert G. McBride                                                                                                                                                Mrs. Fedella Mastellone
 residences to accommodate more seminari-         professionally and personally. His first com-
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Warren R. Hall                 Mr. and Mrs. Roger W. Breslin Jr.       Mr. Thomas J. Gilligan Sr.
                                                                                                      Most Reverend Charles J. McDonnell                                                                                                                                        Reverend Monsignor Edward M. Matash

 ans. Additionally, $2.5 million will endow a     mitment, however, is to his family: his wife
                                                                                                                                                         Mr. Gary Hinton                         Reverend Robert Drummond Bruso          Reverend Joseph Girone
                                                                                                      Mr. William D. McLaughlin                                                                                                                                                 Mr. Michael E. Matthews
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Reverend Monsignor James A. Burke
 chair in theology, and $300,000 has been         Barbara and his son V.J., and to the education
                                                                                                                                                         Ms. Winifred M. Horgan                                                          Reverend Monsignor Joseph J. Granato   Reverend Cadmus D. Mazzarella
                                                                                                      Reverend John E. O’Brien
                                                                                                                                                         Reverend Monsignor Francis J.           Deacon Richard G. Byrnes                Reverend Monsignor Charles W.
 earmarked for a homiletics teaching labora-      of the next generation of the Church’s
                                                                                                      Reverend Jeremiah C. O’Riordan                                                                                                                                            Mr. Stephen D. McCabe
                                                                                                                                                          Houghton                               Mr. Thomas F. Cahill                      Gusmer
                                                                                                      Mr. Robert J. Paci                                                                                                                                                                         continued on page 10

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                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 New Tax Law Now Allows You To Give Directly From
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Your IRA!
 Ms. Alicia M. McCormick                  Reverend Theodore A. Szelest           Mr. Joseph B. Degnan                Mr. Joseph F. Mahoney                   Ms. Loretta M. Ryan                     Mr. Robert J. McCann
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 A new federal tax law allows taxpayers to make direct charitable gifts
 Mrs. Margaret McCrea                     Reverend Monsignor Leonard R.          Mr. Robert E. Dillon                Deacon Paul Makar                       Mr. Arsenio C. Saporito                 Most Reverend Charles J. McDonnell
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 from their Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). Donors age
 Mr. Francis X. McDermott                  Toomey                                Mr. Joseph Dougherty                Mr. George Manderioli                   Mr. Frank B. Saul                       Mr. Edward W. Miller Sr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 70 1/2 or older will be able to exclude from gross income otherwise
 Dr. James P. McGlone                     Total Pipe Connection, Inc.            Mr. Thomas F. Doyle                 Mr. Ernest F. Masini                    Reverend Mark A. Sauriol                Mr. Joseph L. Muscarelle Jr.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 taxable IRA distributions of up to $100,000 per year for gifts to
 The Honorable John A. McLaughlin         Reverend Stephen J. Toth               Mr. Eugene A. Duffy                 Mrs. Joan J. Matveenko                  Mr. Glenn Schanel                       Dr. Janet M. Pansini, Ph.D.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Immaculate Conception Seminary during 2006 and 2007. The law
 Father David H. McLeod                   Reverend Monsignor George R. Trabold   Dr. Joseph L. Durante               Mr. Nicholas F. Mazza                   Mr. Frank J. Schettino                  Ms. Cordelia Parks Bergamo
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 applies only to outright gifts, so the IRA transfer cannot fund a charita-
 Mrs. Agnes McMonagle                     Mr. and Mrs. Donald Trainor            Mr. John P. Dwyer                   Mr. Edward J. McCardle                  Mr. John J. Schmitz                     Ms. Catherine Phelan

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 ble gift annuity or remainder trust.The new law permits donors to
 Ms. Carol McPartland                     Dr. and Mrs. James D. Tully            Mrs. Rosemary Egan                  Colonel James J. McDevitt               Mr. Richard D. Schnaidt                 Mr. Raymond D. Potter

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 have their annual required minimum distributions paid directly to ICS
 Dr. Francis J. Mertz                     Reverend Marc Anthony Vicari           Ms. Mary A. Eibell                  Ms. Jane McDonnell                      Ms. Gerda P. Schoepe                    Ms. Deborah A. Reperowitz

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 thereby enabling them to actually lower their taxable income!
 Dr. Edward A. Meyers                     Mr. Victor A. Viggiano                 Mrs. Lothene H. Fahey               Mrs. Ruth E. McDonough                  Mr. Thomas F. Sellitto                  Reverend Monsignor Francis R.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Yes! I’d like to learn more about the new law:
 Reverend Lawrence J. Miller              Reverend John J. Vignone               Mr. Donald J. Fahy                  Mr. Harry A. McEnroe                    Mr. John F. Shine                        Seymour
 Reverend Nigel R. Mohammed               Reverend Joseph D. Wallace             Mr. William P. Fahy                 Ms. Mary E. McFall                      Mrs. Cindy Silva                        Mr. Donald P. Sharkey, Esq.
 Mr. George J. Moore                      Mr. Frank Wasyliko                     Mr. John C. Farinick                Reverend John P. McGovern               Ms. Conceicao T. Silva                  Reverend James O. Sheerin
 Reverend Richard J. Mroz                 Reverend James P. Whelan               Mr. Denis P. Farley                 Dr. Daniel E. McIntyre                  Ms. Zelia Silva                         Mr. G. Gregory Tobin
 Mr. Frank J. Mulligan Jr.                Mr. William W. Wingard                 Ms. Kathleen E. Fearon              Ms. Marie M. McKeon                     Mr. William Sisti                       Reverend James J. Walsh
 Reverend Richard D. Murphy               Reverend Monsignor Robert J. Wister    Dr. Patricia A. Feil                Mr. John F. McNamara                    Mr. Robert Snow                         Reverend John E. Wassell
 Mr. William H. Myers                     Reverend Anthony Ziccardi              Mr. Teodalbo L. Fernandez           Dr. & Mrs. Francis McQuade              Sister Barbara S. Srozenski
 Mr. James R. Napolitano                  Reverend Rudolf Zubik                  Mr. Joseph R. Ferrise               Mr. Al Medeiros                         Mr. Thomas J. Stehle
                                                                                                                                                                                                     401K Advisors USA, LLC
 Reverend Richard M. Nardone, Ph.D.                                              Mrs. Jean Fitzpatrick               Mr. Robert Meehan                       Reverend Joseph A. Stulb
 Ms. Ellen Nichols
                                          Ministry of Readers                    Ms. Genevieve M. Flynn              Dr. Frank A. Melone                     Mr. Joseph P. Sullivan
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Bank of America
                                                                                                                                                                                                     Church of St. John the Baptist, Hillsdale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 City, State, Zip
 Mr. John J. O’Brien                      Fellowship                             FMC Group                           Mr. Robert J. Miller                    Ms. Mary Ann Sullivan
                                           (Gifts up to $99)                                                                                                                                         Church of St. Thomas the Apostle,
 Ms. Sheri O’Connell                                                             Mrs. Anne Formichella               Mr. Robert P. Miller                    Mrs. Clementine B. Tabor                  Bloomfield
 Reverend Monsignor Hugh A. O’Donnell     Mr. Cesar A. Aguilar                   Mr. Thomas C. Fornarotto            Mr. Robert Miller                       Ms. Patricia Taeschler                  Community Foundation of New Jersey

 Reverend Robert A. O’Leary               Mr. Thomas Allardice                   Mr. & Mrs. Robert Fornatale         Ms. Paula M. Mollo                      Mr. Jose Tavares                        Computer Design Integration
 Reverend Theodore W. Osbahr              Reverend Monsignor Ronald              Mr. Salvatore Fornatale             Mr. Joseph F. Monti                     Mr. Robert V. Thomann
                                            Amandolare                                                                                                                                               Diocese of Trenton
 Reverend Peter J. Palmisano                                                     Reverend Peter K. Funesti           Ms. Joan L. Montini                     Mrs. Pat Tita                           Dwyer, Connell and Lisbona

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Send to: Catherine Phelan, Director, Seminary Development
 Mr. Roger S. Passarella                  Reverend Sebastian V. Annino           Mr. Francis P. Gagliano             Dr. Judith Moran                        Mr. Gerard F. Todd
                                          Mrs. Elizabeth M. Ashe                                                                                                                                     Glen Eyre At Somerset, L.L.C.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology
 Passionist Monastery of the Immaculate                                          Reverend Anthony J. Gambino         Ms. Kathleen J. Morande                 Dr. Eugene C. Tolomeo                   Great Experiences, Inc.
   Conception                             Mr. Donald J. Attanasio

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 457 Centre Street, South Orange, NJ 07079
                                                                                 Ms. Virginia Gatens                 Mr. Gerald Morano                       Mr. Anthony Turro                       Harwood LLoyd, LLC
 Mrs. Josephine Peterson                  Reverend John M. Ballweg               Ms. M. C. Gathman                   Ms. Sandra F. Morse                     Sister Maureen Tzinieris
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Telephone: (973) 378-2661 • Fax: (973) 378-2671
                                          Mr. John M. Banas                                                                                                                                          Herten Burstein Sheridan Cevasco
 Reverend Thomas J. Petrillo                                                     Ms. Charlotte V. Gedrich            Mr. Patrick M. Mullen                   Reverend Wayne F. Varga                   Bottinelli Litt
 Reverend Monsignor Benjamin A. Piazza    Ms. Irene Beattie                      Mr. Jack P. Graceffo                Mrs. Aileen Mulligan                    Reverend Richard A. Villanova           Higgins Family Foundation
 Mr. Francis G.X. Pileggi                 Mr. Robert W. Begley                   Mr. Henry C. Graf                   Mr. Frank E. Mulreany                   Mr. Thomas F. Vitello                   Hilton Newark Airport
 Pneuma Foundation                        Mr. John N. Belardo                    Mr. Dennis Grossano                 Mrs. Patricia A. Murphy                 Dr. & Mrs. Robert J. Waldron            Holle Funeral Directors, LLC
 Reverend Scott J. Pontes                 Reverend Richard J. Berbary            Mr. Robert C. Hajner                Mr. Joseph A. Nemshak                   Mr. Vincent Walker                      Kodiak Computer Services
                                          Reverend Albert J. Berner

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        In Memoriam
 Reverend Thomas J. Protack                                                      Mr. Charles E. Harris               Ms. Patricia C. Newman                  Mr. Sedgwick A. Ward                    Lamb, Kretzer, Reinman and Roselle
 Mr. John Provinsal                       Ms. Janet L. Beveridge                 Mr. Francis M. Heilmann             Mr. Laurence G. O'Donnell               Mr. Giuseppe Weber                      Liberty Lincoln/Mercury, Inc.
 Reverend Rocco F. Provinzano             Reverend Anthony J. Borka              Mr. Richard P. Heine                Mrs. Kelly O'Keefe                      Mr. Stephen West                        Marsh U.S.
 Mr. Edward Quinn                         Ms. Paula K. Brienza                   Hermits of Bethlehem in The Heart   Reverend Thomas F. Olsen                Dr. Eugene J. Westlake                  Most Blessed Sacrament Church,
 Ms. Patricia Quinn                       Mrs. Barbara Brigliadoro                of Jesus, Inc.                                                                                                       Franklin Lakes                              Immaculate Conception Seminary School of Theology mourns the loss
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Margaret O'Marra                   Mr. Thomas J. White
 Mr. Maynard Rascoe                       Mr. Thomas G. Brinkmann                Mr. Walter D. Hluch                                                                                                                                             of these members of our family of priest alumni who recently passed away.
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Christine M. Origlieri             Mrs. Dorothy A. Wickham                 Knights of Columbus Monsignor
 Mr. James P. Reilly                      Ms. Ellen Brochon                      Ms. Maryann P. Hobbie                                                                                                 Henry Watterson Council                         Let us offer our prayers to honor these faithful servants of God.
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Jeanette B. Paladino               Ms. Claire M. Wilhelm
 Reverend Monsignor William J. Reilly     Reverend John H. Burton                Reverend Raymond M. Holmes          Mr. Richard Pante                       Mr. John Yanas                          Our Lady of the Magnificent Church,
                                          Ms. Constance C. Calderone                                                                                                                                   Kinnelon                                       Reverend Richard B. Abramowicz ’42/Ordained 1986

                                                                                                                                                             THE BRESLIN FUND
 Religious Teachers Filippini                                                    Ms. Margaret M. Horsfield Burt      Mr. Joseph J. Paulillo
 Mr. Alfred J. Ricciardi                  Mr. Donald Castricone                  Mr. Robert J. Inglima                                                                                               Queen of Peace Church,                          Reverend Monsignor Joseph A. Beggans Ordained 1943
                                                                                                                     Mr. Mark P. Pessolano

                                                                                                                                                             FOR SEMINARIAN
                                          Mr. & Mrs. Peter Cebulka                                                                                                                                     North Arlington
 Reverend Monsignor Remigio G. Rocco                                             Mr. & Mrs. Robert R. Ivany          Mr. Marvin Pfannenstiel
                                          Mrs. Agnes M. Chambers                                                                                                                                     Religious Offering Fund                       Reverend Alysious S. Carney ’56, M.Div. ’81/Ordained 1960

 Ms. Mary R. Rogers                                                              Mr. Frank R. Jaron                  Reverend Joseph P. Pietropinto
                                          Reverend Francis J. Cheruparampil                                                                                                                          Robert J. and Michele O’Shea
 Mrs. Isabelle M. Romano                                                         Miss Mary C. Johnson                Reverend Monsignor Joseph P. Plunkett                                                                                                           Reverend Harry Chase IV ’83
 Reverend George J. Ruane                 Reverend MinHyun Cho                   Reverend George M. Keating          Mr. Thomas A. Pluta                                                             Rose M. and Robert W. Stubbs                  Reverend Monsignor Joseph J. Donovan ’47, Ordained 1951
 Mr. and Mrs. Juan J. Ryan                Mr. Nicolo J. Ciampo                   Dr. & Mrs. Arthur D. Kellner        Mr. Eugene J. Poplawski                                                           Foundation
 Sacred Heart Church, Rochelle Park       Ms. Mary R. Cipolla                    Reverend Monsignor Paul F. Knauer   Reverend Amilcar B. Prado
                                                                                                                                                             Ms. Margaret T. Applin
                                                                                                                                                                                                     RTP Technology Corp.                           Reverend Monsignor James F. Johnson Ordained in 1942
 St. Joseph Church, Carteret              Mr. Gerard Claps                       Mrs. John Knodel                    Reverend Monsignor Vincent E. Puma                                              Ruotolo Associates, Inc.
 St. Andrew’s Church, Westwood            Ms. Patricia M. Cohrs                  Reverend Thomas E. Konopka                                                  Reverend Monsignor Paul L. Bochicchio                                                   Reverend Thomas Kenna ’59, M.Div. ’84/Ordained 1963
                                                                                                                     Mr. Francis M. Puzio                                                            Springfield Mayor’s Day
 Mr. John J. Saueracker                   Mr. Brien J. Comey                     Ms. Mary Kovacs                                                             Mr. Edward F. Breslin, Esq.
                                                                                                                     The Honorable Sylvester A. Puzio                                                St. Catherine of Siena Church,                      Reverend Thomas J. Lewczak ’61/Ordained 1965
 Mr. Albert George Schardien Jr.          Ms. Helen W. Connolly                  Mrs. Mary D. Kovatch                                                        Mr. and Mrs. Roger W. Breslin Jr.         Cedar Grove
                                                                                                                     Reverend John A. Quill
 Reverend Monsignor Paul D. Schetelick    Reverend German J. Coquilla            Ms. Mary Ann Krasnow                                                        Mr. Richard Brown                       St. Elizabeth's Church, Wycoff               Reverend Henry P. Marciniak ’57, M.Div. ’87/Ordained 1961
                                                                                                                     Mr. Gerald Ragonese
 Ms. Rosalie Scudellari                   Mr. Redmond J. Corbett                 Mr. William Lacey                                                           Mrs. Diane Campbell                     St. Gabriel's Church, Saddle River
                                                                                                                     Mr. Walter J. Raleigh
 Mr. Henry Senger III                     Mr. James Craffey                      Ms. Claire M. Lane                                                          Most Reverend Thomas A. Donato                                                      Reverend Monsignor Richard M. McGuinness ’47/Ordained 1951
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Marion Ranieri                                                             St. Mary Star of the Sea Church,
 Ms. Anne Servey                          Ms. Patricia B. Crapo                  Reverend Joseph J. Laudati                                                  Mr. Adrian M. Foley Jr.                   Bayonne
                                                                                                                     Reverend Lancelot J. Reis                                                                                                     Reverend James T. McKenna ’56, M.Div. ’77/Ordained 1960
 Ms. Patricia A. Sherwen                  Dr. Fredric J. Cross                   Mr. Anthony E. Lee                                                          Mr. and Mrs. Daniel C. Gardella         St. Paul's Church, Ramsey
                                                                                                                     Mr. Francis T. Reitemeyer
 Mr. Joseph A. Silvestri                  Mrs. Bernardine Culligan               Reverend Paul J. Lehman             Reverend Albert Ricciardelli
                                                                                                                                                             Most Reverend Peter L. Gerety           St. Teresa's Church, Summit                           Reverend Carl J. Merzena ’37, Ordained 1941
 Reverend James A. Smith                  Dr. Richard D. Cummings                Mr. Walter P. Livingston                                                    Mr. Samuel J. Giuliano                  St. Thomas More Church, Manalapan
                                                                                                                     Mr. John L. Riordan                                                                                                          Reverend Michael J. O’Grady ’52, M.Div. ’79/Ordained 1956
 Reverend Paul H. Smith                   Bishop Edgar M. da Cunha               Mr. Norman C. Lubeck                                                        Ms. Mary Higgins Clark                  SVO, Inc.
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Patricia Rodriguez
 Reverend Edward F. Sobolewski            Ms. Rosemarie J. D’Alessandro          Mr. Arthur Lundgren                                                         Mr. David A. Keller                     The Pick Foundation                                 Reverend Maurice L. O’Keefe ’53, Ordained 1957
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Sharon G. Rondinella
 Reverend Ernest R. Soprano               Reverend Robert L. Daly                Mr. Nicholas Luongo                                                         Mr. Kenneth F. Kunzman                  West Ridgewood Dental
                                                                                                                     Mr. Louis W. Rose                                                                                                                      Reverend Monsignor Gerard M. Santora ’34,
 Reverend Robert B. Stagg                 Ms. Nancy Daniel                       Reverend Monsignor George C. Lutz                                           Mr. Mark E. Laccetti                      Professionals, PA
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Kathleen B. Rowe
 Mr. Adam M. Stanislawczyk                Mr. Frank J. Davies                    Mrs. Edna L. Madden                                                         Mr. Michael J. Lanni Jr.                William H. Connolly & Co.                                       M.Div. ’38/Ordained 1938
                                                                                                                     Mr. Kenneth A. Rowe
 Reverend Carlton C. Stoegbauer           Reverend Walter Debold                 Mrs. Fatima Magovero                                                        Mr. Vincent J. Lewis
                                                                                                                     Mrs. Lois J. Rowe                                                                                                                   Reverend Edward J. Nester ’42/Ordained in 1946
 Dr. Edward A. Sturchio                   Mrs. Rose DeFoe                        Mr. Lee Magovero                                                            Reverend John B. Martin
                                                                                                                     Mr. Donald Ruschman

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    SAVE THE DATE                                     Institute for Christian Spirituality Calendar of Events
                               Great Spiritual Books                                                                   Christian Employment Outreach
  “Do You Consider       3rd Annual High School Essay Contest.                                  “Finding the          A two-part workshop led by Julie V. Burkey, M.A.P.M.
  Dorothy Day            Deadline: Friday, December 1.                                          Work You Love”        Saturdays, October 21 and 28, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  a Saint?”              Contact us for submission guidelines.                                                        Lewis Hall, Immaculate Conception Seminary. Also offered
  “How to be a           Retreat led by Dwight Longenecker, best-selling author                                       Saturdays, January 20 and 27, 9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
  Spiritual Hero”        and broadcaster.                                                                             St. Peter the Apostle Parish, River Edge, N.J.
                         Saturday, February 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.                                  “Lenten Retreat”      Retreat led by Reverend John Russell, O.Carm.
  “The Diary of          Book of the Semester Club Meeting.                                                           Saturday, March 24
  George Fox”            Saturday, March 3
            GSB certificate program will be offering “The Four Loves”                                     Seminary’s Theological Education for Parish Services
          course in Spring 2007. Contact us today for registration details!                      Below events held at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel R.C. Church, Ridgewood, N.J.
                                                                                                “Carmelite           Retreat led by Reverend John Russell, O.Carm.
                           Parish Partnership Program                                           Spirituality: St.    Saturday, October 14, 9 a.m -1:30 p.m.
  “Discerning your    Retreat led by Reverend John Russell, O.Carm.                             Teresa of Avila”
  Spirituality”       Spiritual Director, Institute for Christian Spirituality.                 “Our Catholic            Conference led by Monsignor Gerard McCarren,
                      Saturday, December 9, 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.                                   Treasures:               Spiritual Director, Immaculate Conception Seminary.
  “The True, the      Parish Photography Contest for Young Adults (ages 13-24).                 Discovering              Saturday, November 18, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.
  Good and the        Deadline: January 31.                                                     the Eucharist”
  Beautiful”          Award ceremony to be held March 15, 2007.                                 “Introduction to         Lecture series presented by William Toth, Ph.D.
                                                                                                Theological              “Introduction to Theological Reflection”
  Details about our “Heroic Scenes from the Lives of Saints” high school skit night             Reflection: Seeing       Thursday, October 26, 7-9 p.m.
                               will be available in Spring 2007.                                your Life through        “Christ in Sharing our Faith”
           To R.S.V.P. for any of these events, or to find out more information,                the Eyes of God”         Thursday, November 2, 7-9 p.m.
              call the Institute at (973) 313-6329 or e-mail                                           “Christ in Word and Song”
 There is a registration fee for most events, and pre-registration is strongly encouraged.                               Thursday, November 9, 7-9 p.m.
                                                                                                                         “Christ in the Eucharist”
                                                                                                                         Thursday, November 16, 7-9 p.m.
                                                                                                       STEPS will be offering a graduate-level course, “Synoptic Gospels,”
                                                                                                           in Spring 2007. Contact us today for registration details!

    Unless otherwise noted, all events will be held in Lewis Hall, Immaculate Conception Seminary. For directions to Lewis Hall, Seton Hall University, visit us online at

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