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We realize that there are many different commitments seminarians need to juggle during their time in formation.  Please be attentive to the following dates.  If there are others that should be added, let the Director of Seminarians know.
Important Dates and Commitments
Please contact the Fr. Daniel Greenleaf, Director of Seminarians, if you cannot attend any of these required events
August 6, 2017: Standard Summer Assignments End Following Last Parish Mass
August 6, 2017: Mass and Altar Server Festival (St. Mary of the Assumption Church in Augusta at 2:00pm) (Optional; Informal)
August 8, 2017: Seminarian Chancery and Barbecue (Time and Location TBD) (Required; Formal)
September 16, 2017: Permanent Diaconate Ordination (Cathedral at 10:00am) (Optional; Formal)
October 8, 2017: Patrick Finn Ordination to the Diaconate (Cathedral at 10:00am, pending Call to Orders) (Required; Formal)
October 18, 2017: Dinner with the Bishop for Boston-area seminarians (Time and place TBD) (Requird for Boston-area seminarians; Business Casual)
November 18, 2017: Anthony Cipolle Ordination to the Priesthood (Cathedral at 10:00 am, pending Call to Orders) (Required; Formal)
December 22, 2017: Candidacy for Alex Boucher, followed by Vocation Gathering (Cathedral at 5:00 pm) (Candidacy Required, Vocation Gathering Optional; Formal)
December 25, 2017: Bishop's Christmas Masses (Cathedral at 12 Midnight and 10:00am) (Optional; Formal)
Seminarian Christmas Gathering​ (Date, Time and Location TBD (Required; Business Casual)
Dress Code
Formal Attire: Theologians wear clerical attire together with a black suit jacket. Black shoes and socks are always worn with clerical attire. When the jacket is worn, a clerical shirt-front or clerical vest may replace the clerical shirt. Formal attire for Theologians is a black suit, Roman collar, and black dress shoes and socks. Pre-Theologians and Collegians wear a dark suit, white dress shirt, dark tie, and dark shoes and socks.
Informal Attire: Theologians wear clerical attire: black clerical shirt, black slacks, black belt, and black socks and shoes. Pre-Theologians and Collegians wear a collared shirt (polo or button-down), dress slacks, belt, and dark shoes and socks (see “Business Casual”). Appropriate sweaters, jackets, vests, etc. may be worn by Theologians, Pre-Theologians, and Collegians. Hooded sweatshirts or flannel shirts should not be worn over clerical shirts. When wearing a clerical shirt, the collar should always be in and visible.
Business Casual: Neat/clean long pants (not jeans) and a shirt with a collar (i.e., not a t-shirt or a sweater without a shirt). Dress shoes, tennis shoes, and boat shoes are acceptable footwear for business casual attire. Shirts are always tucked in, even when worn under a sweater or other similar article of clothing.
Casual: Same as Business Casual, except wearing jeans is allowed. In summer months, shorts are allowed to be worn. T-shirts, gym shorts, etc. are not considered casual attire.
Recreational Attire: Shorts, athletic shorts, t-shirts, sneakers, athletic shoes, cleats, flip-flops, etc. This is the attire for sports, work-outs, etc.


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