Wednesday, May. 11th 2016

CSC 2016 Graduates: James Flattery


Diocese of Davenport, Iowa

Home Parish?

Immaculate Conception

Future plans after graduation?

Go on to theology at Mundelein Seminary

Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College?

Spending time around the table with Fr Pat and the guys.

Favorite course you took at CSC?

Death and Dying with Dr. McGrath

What will you miss the most CSC?

The fraternity

Favorite Sacred Scripture passage?

Luke 23: 39-43

What did you learn most while at CSC?

I learned more about myself which has allowed me to grow in becoming a better man.

Words of wisdom?

Don’t spend time looking back on the past or looking forward to the future because you will miss out on living today.

Current reading?

Consoling the Heart of Jesus

Patron Saints?

Saint James the Great

Any words to offer about those that helped in your formation at CSC?

Thank you for all of the hard work that you put into each one of us.

Favorite spiritual reading?

Daily mass readings because I use Lectio Divina to see how God is talking to me through the scripture readings for that day.

Greatest impact on your decision to enter seminary? Why?

The support I had from my parents and all of the parishioners at my home parish. They were very encouraging when I was making the decision to enter the seminary.

Favorite hour of the Divine Office?

Office Readings because you get a reading from the Bible and someone’s insight into a passage of the Bible.


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