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Convents, seminaries to open doors

ucanews.com reporter, Seoul
Korea

May 6, 2011

Convents and seminaries will open their doors to the public later this month to give them a better understanding of Catholic vocations and to mark the World Day of Prayer for Vocations. The Catholic Bishops' Conference of Korea said the country’s convents and seven major seminaries will be open on May 15. Father Andrew Kwon Goo-taek, vice-director of Seoul archdiocese’s vocation office, said yesterday that special programs will help the formation of future priests and Religious. Seoul Seminary for example is to stage several activities such as rosary making, allowing people to try on soutanes (cassocks) and vocation counseling. Auxiliary Bishop Basil Cho Kyu-man of Seoul will also celebrate Mass. KO14120
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