These are The Evangelist's ongoing series of reports from diocesan seminarians on their formation for the priesthood.

• 7-26-18, Loneliness and God’s gift of friendship
• 6-21-18, A priest among us
• 5-24-18, Interview with a new priest
• 4-26-18, Simon of Cyrene’s path, and ours
• 3-22-18, Why more people go to Mass this season
• 2-22-18, Mary, calming distractions on the Mass Pike
• 1-25-18, Learning to detach from vices and victimhood
• 12-28-17, Christmas musings
• 11-22-17, Seminary life is no joke
• 10-26-17, First day in hospital ministry
• 09-28-17, Big moments on the road to priesthood
• 08-24-17, Keeping the faith while suffering
• 07-27-17, Excuses for not going to church
• 06-22-17, A deacon's life
• 05-25-17, Thank you for saying 'yes'
• 04-27-17, Give up worldly power to be better leaders
• 03-23-17, Awe in Lent
• 02-23-17, An iPhone at Mass
• 01-26-17, Thoughts on the March for Life
• 12-22-16, Finish Advent with some spiritual housecleaning
• 11-23-16, A curve ball on the road to priesthood
• 10-27-16, A future priest goes to World Youth Day
• 09-22-16, Responsibility? Bring it on!
• 08-25-16, Religious art and living faith
• 07-28-16, Let's try radical love
• 06-23-16, DEACON'S DIARY: Why I'm becoming a deacon
• 05-26-16, Bittersweet goodbyes and a happy 'wow'
• 04-28-16, Back to Mechanicville
• 03-24-16, Lessons from assisting at Scalia's funeral
• 02-25-16, The devil's in the details
• 01-28-16, Getting through the 'January experience'
• 12-23-15, Sheltering in place as Year of Mercy began
• 11-25-15, Hold onto that strand of hope
• 10-22-15, Holy sabotage
• 09-24-15, Couldn't wait for papal visit and Auriesville anniversary
• 08-27-15, Humbled by hospital work
• 07-23-15, Forgiveness gives us power
• 06-25-15, Gratitude
• 05-28-15, Fear vs. a vocation
• 04-23-15, Fight the culture
• 03-26-15, Life at the seminary
• 02-26-15, How future priests learn to counsel
• 01-22-15, Priests and suffering
• 12-25-14 Being found by God
• 11-27-14, Sign language is crucial to the life of the Church
• 10-23-14, Motherhood and priesthood
• 09-25-14, Imagination is a gift from God
• 08-28-14, Taking time to figure out a vocation
• 07-24-14, If God could make me a teacher...
• 06-24-14, My view from Rome
• 05-22-14, Shadowing a pastor
• 04-24-14, Why I finally said yes
• 03-27-14, A Lenten parable: Making maple syrup at the seminary
• 02-27-14, Interning at a parish
• 01-23-14, What happens in a seminary?
• 12-16-13, A seminarian/dad goes back to school
• 11-28-13, Trained to proclaim the Gospel
• 10-17-13, Why seminarians pray
• 09-26-13, Vocations: Choose or be chosen?
• 08-22-13, Priesthood, a long time coming
• 07-25-13, Called to serve a changing Diocese
• 06-27-13, Complicated titles
• 04-25-13, The gift of celibacy
• 03-28-13, To stick with the Church, we must tolerate paradox
• 02-28-13, The pope's humility
• 01-24-13, I walk where Christ walked
• 12-27-12, Fears and faith in the future
• 11-22-12, My rights as a Catholic
• 10-25-12, Priests who inspire more vocations
• 09-27-12, Why does seminary take so long?
• 08-23-12, Considering our priests
• 07-26-12, Lessons from Jesuit missionaries
• 06-28-12, As one door opens, others do close
• 05-24-12, Final stretch: preparing to hear confessions
• 04-26-12, A future priest reflects on Called to be Church and growing love of God
• 03-22-12, Role changing: From Mr. V. to Father V.
• 01-26-12, The beauty of the new Roman Missal
• 12-22-11, God willing, I'll be ready
• 11-23-11, How to cram for an exam
• 10-27-11, Chopping for life
• 09-22-11, 'Priesthood: What a sacrifice!'
• 08-25-11, Learning about diaconate from the poor in Bolivia
• 07-28-11, What's a seminarian
• 06-23-11, Facing discouragement in ministry
• 05-26-11, Blessed Cardinal Newman's work teaches us how to defend faith
• 05-05-11, New priests and the new Missal translation
• 03-24-11, Why purgatory is a plus
• 02-17-11, Express emotions through prayer
• 01-13-11, Both sides of the altar
• 11-18-10, Knowing the poor makes the difference
• 10-28-10, Spanish lessons
• 09-23-10, ER spirituality: bedside learning
• 08-05-10, Men in collars
• 07-01-10, Future priests heading south to learn Spanish