Catholic seminary opens in Colorado
September 23, 1999
Denver — The first Roman Catholic seminary United States affiliated with a papal university in Rome has opened in Denver with 59 students.
The St. John Vianney Seminary is on the campus occupied until 1995 by the St. Thomas Seminary. It will train priests from around the world.
The seminary is named in honor of a 19th century Frenchman who is the patron saint of parish priests.