seminary

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seminary

1. an academy for the training of priests, rabbis, etc.
2. US another word for seminar (sense 1)

Seminary

A school, academy, college, or university, especially a school for the education of men for the priesthood.

Seminary

 

a type of specialized secondary educational institution. Christian religious secondary educational institutions are called seminaries. In prerevolutionary Russia and in some other countries, seminaries were pedagogical educational institutions that trained primary schoolteachers.

seminary

A place of education; a school, academy, college, or university; especially a school for the education for the priesthood.
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Finn compiled the history of the White Fathers' junior seminary in Hampshire, where Hughes studied and taught.
The listed building in Langbank, Renfrewshire, was previously St Vincent's College junior seminary and was restored in 2003 with the help of Historic Scotland.
From the outset, Lee told him: "You prefer fellas" - but things can't have been easy for a man who had spent time as a teenager studying to be a priest in a junior seminary.
At the time of his death Mgr Tom, who was first ordained in Coventry at Sacred Heart in 1946 and who also served as headmaster of Cotton College junior seminary, was the third longest serving priest in the Archdiocese of Birmingham.
The now-defunct junior seminary system didn't help.
Some boys from the parish had gone to join the Missionaries of Africa (also known as the White Fathers), and at the age of twelve I insisted on leaving the local grammar school and going to junior seminary, first in Scotland and then in the south of England.
His book, The Pyjama Parade, tells how he and other boys were abused by priests while they were pupils at a junior seminary in England.
West Yorkshire Police have confirmed they are now investigating the alleged abuse at the Verona Fathers Junior Seminary in Mirfield which is claimed to have happened between 1960 and 1980.
It was in the middle of the beautiful Yorkshire countryside (a junior seminary in Stillington, near York).
He was also headmaster at the Cotton College junior seminary, and served as parish priest at St Thomas More for 26 years before retiring in November 2004.
Lynagh, a priest and teacher at the old junior seminary at Blairs College, near Aberdeen, was jailed for three years in 1995 for sexually abusing two Blairs pupils in the 1970s.

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