Sunday, May. 8th 2016

CSC 2016 Graduates: Mauricio Tovar


Archdiocese of Omaha, Nebraska

Home Parish?

Divine Mercy

Future plans after graduation?

I am looking forward to continue discerning priesthood and purse theological studies.

Favorite Memory from your time at Conception Seminary College?

My favorite memory was during my first week doing an obstacle course as a freshmen class.

Favorite course you took at CSC?

Metaphysics with Dr. Stilley

What will you miss the most CSC?

I will miss the quiet, peaceful, and loving environment of Conception Seminary.

Favorite Sacred Scripture passage?

Matthew 25:37-40

What did you learn most while at CSC?

The different ways of prayer of the Liturgy of the Hours and daily Mass.

Words of wisdom?

In all that you do always love God, your neighbor, and never give up your dreams.

What ways have you grown as a result of the formation at CSC?

I have grown in spiritual, academic, apostolic and character formation. Knowing that I am not perfect, that I have weaknesses and my strengths as other human persons who serve God.

Current reading?

The Parables of Mercy

Patron Saints?

St. Francis of Assisi and St. John Vianney

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

To my professors, chaplains and spiritual director. I want to say “Thank you” for all the blessings that I received through you and made me have a spirit of gratitude.

Favorite spiritual reading?

I like to meditate on the daily readings of Mass because they help me to know God better.

Greatest impact on your decision to enter seminary? Why?

The experience that I had of serving God’s people in my home parish.

Favorite hour of the Divine Office?

Office of Readings because I enjoy learning about the writings of the saints.

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