TC’s New Vice-Rector

TC’s New Vice-Rector

  Effective July 1, the Society of St. Sulpice and the Archdiocese of San Antonio, Texas, announced the appointment of Rev. Hy Nguyen, P.S.S. (at right, above), as Rector of Assumption Seminary in San Antonio. This follows the resignation of Rev. Jaime Robledo,...
Archdiocese of Washington Ordinations

Archdiocese of Washington Ordinations

Theological College proudly celebrated the ordinations of Fathers Stefan Megyery, Patrick Mullan, and Michael Russo, in the company of their family, friends, and those whom they have already served throughout the Archdiocese during their years of formation. The joyful...
Institute for Seminary Formators 2019

Institute for Seminary Formators 2019

From June 5 through June 12, Theological College was proud to host the Fourteenth Sulpician Institute for Seminary Formators. A biennial event sponsored by the Society of St. Sulpice, Province of the U.S., this eight-day program provides an opportunity for the...
Graduation 2019

Graduation 2019

  On May 18, 2019, 13 TC deacon scholars graduated, receiving varying and sometimes multiple degrees between them, depending on their individual academic tracks:  Bachelor of Sacred Theology, Master of Divinity, and Master of Arts. These deacons, some of whom have...
Pastoral Supervisors Appreciation Evening

Pastoral Supervisors Appreciation Evening

  Formation at Theological College includes organizing and monitoring seminarian apostolates in numerous pastoral settings (religious education programs, parishes, hospitals, and other outreaches) within the city as well as the larger metropolitan area. Under the...
Honduras Mission Trip

Honduras Mission Trip

 By Alexandre Jiménez de Alcântara  Second Theologian, Diocese of Richmond Spring break for Theological College seminarians is a welcomed opportunity for pilgrimages, charitable work, academic efforts, and rest. This year, many TC seminarians traveled overseas —...
The Alberione Project

The Alberione Project

  By Anthony Ferguson (Third Theologian, Diocese of Richmond) Theological College is poised to become a pioneer in the formation of seminarians in the use of contemporary media technologies. The Alberione Project is a formation initiative dedicated to empowering a new...
March for Life 2019

March for Life 2019

On January 18, TC seminarians and their 95 overnight guests—including 3 bishops and dozens of seminarians from Saint Vincent’s in Latrobe, Saint Paul’s in Pittsburgh, and Our Lady of Providence in Providence, R.I. — joined over 500,000 supporters of the...
Christmas 2018

Christmas 2018

Theological College’s annual end-of-semester celebration began most fittingly with the Vigil Mass for the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary.  Emeritus Schola director Dr. Gerald Muller’s arrangement of “Lo’ How a Rose” opened the...
USCCB Bishops Breakfast  2018

USCCB Bishops Breakfast 2018

Thirty-five bishops joined two dozen representatives from TC for a moment of communion among the prelates, seminarians, and formators at the Fall Assembly. TC Rector, Fr. McBrearity, welcomed all to get reacquainted with the seminary, whose trajectory into the future...
Rev. John Selner Endowed Chair

Rev. John Selner Endowed Chair

The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul. (Johann Sebastian Bach) For 100 years, Theological College has taught its seminarians the importance of music in the Liturgy as one of the most profound and...
Candidacy 2018

Candidacy 2018

A celebratory atmosphere accompanied this year’s candidacy of six theologians at Theological College as faculty, family, and friends witnessed their commitment and joy during this milestone event in their formation. Those accepted for candidacy at the TC ceremony by...
Vianney Cup 2018

Vianney Cup 2018

The Annual Vianney Cup Soccer Tournament was hosted by Theological College this year, on September 22nd, during a providential respite from days of rain that would have otherwise compromised this long-anticipated match of wits, skill, and stamina. Supported by excited...
Faculties Appreciation 2018

Faculties Appreciation 2018

A long-standing tradition at the beginning of the school year, once again Theological College hosted the Faculties Appreciation Reception, preceded by Evening Prayer. Faculty from the School of Theology and Religious Studies, the School of Philosophy, and the School...
Orientation 2018

Orientation 2018

On Tuesday, August 21st, 20 new seminarians from 12 different dioceses were welcomed to Theological College by the Orientation Team and faculty and staff. Throughout the day, each of the new men met with the Rector, Fr. McBrearity who warmly welcomed them. After...
Picnic for McCormick Tenants 2018

Picnic for McCormick Tenants 2018

At the annual luncheon in the outdoor space between the TC building complex’s sections, Sunder Michael and the Sodexo team offered grilled meats and vegan burgers, various salads, fruits, desserts, and cold drinks on this lovely summer afternoon.  There were...
Summer Guests 2018

Summer Guests 2018

Among the guests staying at Theological College this summer are priests from the Society of Saint Sulpice in Zambia, most of whom are from the dioceses of Lusaka and Solwezi. They are participating in the American Province’s one-month Sulpician formation program....
Graduation 2018

Graduation 2018

Theological College heartily congratulates the deacon graduates of the class of 2018: from Dallas, Wade Bass and Stephen Ingram; from Rochester, Jeffrey Chichester; from Washington, Andrew Clyne; from Fort Worth, Jonathan Demma and Maurice Moon; from New York, Carlos...
Diaconate Ordination Begins

Diaconate Ordination Begins

It is always a great gift when a seminarian ordination takes place at the gorgeous Basilica of the National Shrine, as it enables all of the ordinand’s confreres and formators to be present, in a place that has come to mean so much to those who spend years preparing...
Tenebrae 2018: A Service of Shadows

Tenebrae 2018: A Service of Shadows

The TC chapel was filled to maximum capacity for the solemn Tenebrae service presided by Rev. David Thayer, P.S.S., who, for almost 20 years, has annually opened this invitation to the entire Catholic University community. With the meditative intonations of the...