The Byzantine Forum
Newest Members
KA Chruszcz, BrotherIsaac, SeekingLight, NoTrueScotsman, Soraya
5,760 Registered Users
Who's Online Now
0 members (), 101 guests, and 47 robots.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Latest Photos
Church of St Cyril of Turau & All Patron Saints of Belarus
Byzantine Nebraska
Byzantine Nebraska
by orthodoxsinner2, December 11
Church of the Holy Trinity (UGCC) - Brazil
Church of the Holy Trinity (UGCC) - Brazil
by Santiago Tarsicio, March 17
Papal Audience 10 November 2017
Papal Audience 10 November 2017
by JLF, November 10
Upgraded Russian icon corner
Upgraded Russian icon corner
by The young fogey, October 20
Forum Statistics
Forums26
Topics35,050
Posts414,035
Members5,760
Most Online3,380
Dec 29th, 2019
Previous Thread
Next Thread
Print Thread
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
M
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
M
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
Glory to Jesus Christ!

I will keep this general so as not to overwhelm you.

I am eligible to apply to Ss. Cyril and Methodius Seminary in 3 years, as a married seminarian. In addition to the information I receive from the eparchy, etc, I wanted to ask all of you, whether through personal experience or other, how married seminarians managed to financially get through the 4 years.

Who worked, if anyone? Did the wife stay home, or move with the seminarian to rent nearby? Did anyone's eparchy provide assistance?

Any information relevant to this would be appreciated beyond measure. We are saving as much as possible for this journey.

Be assured of my prayers, and God love you!

-Michael

Last edited by MikeF2009; 02/06/16 04:00 PM.
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 1,760
Member
Offline
Member
Joined: Nov 2001
Posts: 1,760
Glory to Jesus Christ!
Its gratifying to hear of your seminary interest. Just so you may not be disappointed, are you pretty certain that you will be accepted, including the recommendation of your pastor?

As for your question, I would suggest talking to the married seminarians for their experience. As the time gets closer I suggest you use social media to advise people of your situation and for help in finding quarters and employment (facebook "Byzantine Catholic" "Byzantine Deacons Forum" and "Byzantine Catholic Vocations"

Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
M
Junior Member
OP Offline
Junior Member
M
Joined: Nov 2013
Posts: 6
Yes.

and thank you for those suggestions!


Link Copied to Clipboard
The Byzantine Forum provides message boards for discussions focusing on Eastern Christianity (though discussions of other topics are welcome). The views expressed herein are those of the participants and may or may not reflect the teachings of the Byzantine Catholic or any other Church. The Byzantine Forum and the www.byzcath.org site exist to help build up the Church but are unofficial, have no connection with any Church entity, and should not be looked to as a source for official information for any Church. All posts become property of byzcath.org. Contents copyright - 1996-2020 (Forum 1998-2020). All rights reserved.
Powered by UBB.threads™ PHP Forum Software 7.7.5