Orientation and Opening Events 2019

For the 2019-20 formation year at Theological College and The Catholic University of America, TC welcomed 18 new seminarians from 12 different dioceses, as well as eight student priests who would be the first ever to live in the new priests residence in Providence Hall, dedicated during orientation week by Very Rev. John Kemper, P.S.S.

TC’s New Vice-Rector

After three years of dynamic service as Vice-Rector of Theological College, Rev. Hy Nguyen has been appointed Rector of Assumption Seminary. Theological College’s Rev. Dominic Ciriaco will assume the Vice-Rector role when the seminarians return to TC in a few weeks.

Archdiocese of Washington Ordinations

On June 15, 2019, three Theological College seminarians were ordained to the priesthood of Jesus Christ in the company of seven other Archdiocese of Washington seminarians.

Institute for Seminary Formators 2019

Every two years, the Sulpician Institute for Seminary Formators offers an eight-day education program for those in seminary formation ministry, following the guidelines of Pastored Dabo Vobis and the most recent PPF.


Theological College participates in the mission and responsibility of the Bishops to provide for the People of God wise and holy priests close to the heart of Christ and consumed in His work of salvation. In affiliation with The Catholic University of America, Theological College assists seminarians in the task of vocational discernment and in the preparation for priestly life and ministry at the diocesan level, particularly as experienced in the United States.


The Sulpician tradition is rooted in forming men of character, educating effective priests, cultivating pastoral leaders and nurturing an apostolic spirit.


Learn about seminarian community life, which is a selfless, fostering of a brotherly fraternity. This integral part of seminary formation takes various forms.


Check this page regularly ​​​to keep abreast with the Theological College community through articles and photo galleries of the latest happenings.


For over a century, Theological College has played a pivotal historic role in forming seminarians for diocesan priesthood for the American Catholic Church.


The Crossroads is Theological College’s community magazine which is distributed to alumni, friends, bishops, and vocation directors.


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