• ST. JAMES' MINOR SEMINARY YANDEV-GBOKO
    Catholic Diocese of Gboko
    ST. JAMES' MINOR SEMINARY
    To provide a solid education that nurtures young men who would become good
    followers of the Church and good citizens of the larger society.
  • ST. JAMES' MINOR SEMINARY YANDEV-GBOKO
    Education
    Excellence and Initiative
    We provide a solid education that nurtures young men who would become good
    followers of the Church and good citizens of the larger society.
  • ST. JAMES' MINOR SEMINARY YANDEV-GBOKO
    Holistic Training
    Preparing Future Priest
    Our vision is to provide a holistic training to young men
    aspiring for the Catholic priesthood.

St. James' Minor Seminary Yandev-Gboko

The seminary belongs to the Catholic Diocese of Makurdi, Benue State, and Central Nigeria. It started as a mobile school in Korinya and Gboko before it was finally established in Otukpo in 1955. The Seminary is named after the first Bishop...

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Our Development Plan

We offers a holistic formation which ensures that the seminarians have spiritual development, human development (social, moral and cultural), intellectual/academic development and pastoral development.

Spirituality

The school has an integral programme of spiritual formation. The day begins with morning prayers...

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Intellectual/academic Development

The academic year begins in September and ends in July...

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Human Development

The seminarians are formed to grow humanly. The formation aims at preparing them to take initiatives...

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Pastoral Development

The pastoral development is given attention in the parishes. The seminarians are advised to identify...

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SJMS Seminary in Brief

Catholic Diocese of Gboko St. James ' Minor Seminary Yandev-Gboko we guide students to integrate their search for truth with a personal relationship with Jesus Christ, the Fount of Truth.

To provide a solid education that nurtures young men who would become good followers of the Church and good citizens of the larger society.
To provide a holistic training to young men aspiring for the Catholic priesthood.

To provide a holistic training to young men aspiring for the Catholic priesthood.

To provide a solid education that nurtures young men who would become good followers of the Church and good citizens of the larger society.

The school has an integral programme of spiritual formation. The day begins with morning prayers and the Eucharistic celebration. Afternoon, Evening and Night prayers are said in common with the whole seminary community participating. The Angelus is said three times a day. The seminarians begin each academic year with an Annual Retreat. There is a monthly Day of Recollection (Retreat) aimed at rejuvenating the spiritual life of the seminarians. Students are encouraged to join pious societies in the school. There is Spiritual Director who oversees the spiritual life of individual seminarians and guides them.

  • Spirituality
  • Human Development (social, moral and cultural)
  • Intellectual/academic Development
  • Pastoral Development

Preparing Future Priest

To provide a solid education that nurtures young men who would become good followers
of the Church and good citizens of the larger society.

Our Leaders

To provide a holistic training to young men aspiring
for the Catholic priesthood.

Our Teachers

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SJMS Seminary Yandev, Gboko, Nigeria

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contact@stjamesjuniorseminaryyandev.com

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