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Catching up with SJV alum Fr. Dan Westermann, Class of 2010

Westermann’s most vivid memories of college seminary life include he and his classmates’ frequent rosary processions around campus.
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11 SJV alumni were ordained as priests in 2021

Eleven alumni of Saint John Vianney College Seminary were ordained to the priesthood in 2021.
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Triumph out of tragedy: A Q&A with SJV seminarian Victor Martinez

At the age of 2, Martinez was adopted from Pune, India. A few months later, he lost his adoptive father to a brain tumor.
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Super Bowl champion Matt Birk: ‘My heroes are Catholic priests’

Former NFL center and Super Bowl champion Matt Birk's reputation as an outspoken Catholic is well-known. Still, it might surprise you to learn to whom he looks up these days.
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