Any gift ideas for a seminarian?


A seminarian friend of mine is being ordained a transitional deacon next month. He’s one year away from the priesthood!

Anyway, I feel like I should get him a gift. Problem is, I don’t know what to get him! He’s read just about every book I can think of (including Fr. Benedict Groeschel’s A Priest Forever)! He’s got clerical shirts, a cassock, a rosary, a statuette of the Blessed Mother, books up the wazoo, and all the trappings of a seminarian.

Help! What can I get for him?


Give him sometihng that your heart says, it is the thought that counts. It also doesn’t have to be religious in nature, what does he like to do?



An ikon of St. Stephen, patron of Deacons and the First Martyr, is an idea…



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