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St. Peter’s Seminary provides a program of priestly formation for dioceses from as far west as Victoria BC to as far east as Corner Brook & Labrador NL.  (This year there are seminarians studying at St. Peter’s from nine Canadian dioceses.)

Those discerning the call to enter seminary formation are encouraged to contact their local Diocesan Director of Vocations.  The Vocation Director for the Diocese of London is Fr. Patrick Beneteau - you may contact Fr. Beneteau by email at: or go to the Vocations link on the home page of St. Peter's Seminary's website for more information.  

Those applying to the seminarian program of formation are asked to request an Application Package from their Vocation Director.  Application for entrance to St. Peter’s Seminary involves a process involving fourteen steps (including the submission of sacramental certificates, previous educational transcripts, letters of reference, etc.)  Application materials are to be submitted to the Office of the Rector no later than June 1st for entrance into the new academic year beginning mid-August.

St. Peter’s is also proud to offer distinctive programs of education and formation for those preparing for various Lay Ecclesial Ministries.  For entrance into the Master of Divinity, Master of Theological Studies, or Certificate in Pastoral Ministry programs, application materials can be obtained from our Director of Lay and Pastoral Formation, Dr. Bernardine Ketelaars (  As for the program of priestly formation, application to these lay education programs also involve the submission of various  materials such as sacramental certificates, transcripts, and letters of reference.  Submission of the application package is to be submitted to Dr. Ketelaars by June 1st.

For more information about these programs, please refer to the Programs Tab on the top of our Webpage.