This is the 2023-2024 application for admission to St. Mary's Seminary. 

NOTE: The application to become a seminarian for the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is a different document.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us directly at 

In Christ,

Fr. Eurel Manzano, Rector

This is the 2023 application for the Seminary Formation Program of the Archdiocese of Galveston Houston
As you begin this application, please take a moment to appreciate the fact that God has already begun this application process before you started. He's given you the graces and the desire that have led you to this point. You're here as a response to His call and election.  
This application and the subsequent interviews are confidential and will only be used by the Vocations Office and Admissions Board; none of the details, videos, or photos will be shared with the public.
Be assured of my continual prayer and support, and don't hesitate to contact our Office if you have any questions!

- Fr. Richard McNeillie


Before starting your application, please click in the link below to download the Release Forms and the Authorization and Waiver of Confidentiality Form. These forms need to be printed, signed, scanned, and uploaded at the end of this application. In this link, you will also find the Autobiography instructions.
Download Forms and Instructions
Please notice there is a "Save Draft" option at the bottom of the application. You can start the application anytime and save to continue later if it takes longer than expected.  

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