Welcome to the virtual home of St. Paul Seminary, the minor seminary of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. There are many reasons you might find yourself on our website. If you are a man discerning a vocation to the priesthood, we encourage you to pray over what you find here, and contact us. To the supporters of our institution, we offer our thanks and promise our prayers. To the merely curious, we hope this brief presentation of the history, life, and mission of St. Paul Seminary is edifying.
About Saint Paul Seminary
Founded in 1965, Saint Paul Seminary is the college and pre-theology seminary program of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh. Saint Paul Seminary forms men as priests to continue the saving work of Jesus Christ, in accordance with the formational guidance of the Holy See and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops.
The seminary is located on a private 17-acre campus between Pittsburgh's Crafton neighborhood and the borough of Carnegie. Seminarians in college studies at Saint Paul Seminary take courses through Duquesne University, located in nearby downtown Pittsburgh.