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Black History Month 2018

Black History Month 2018

On the occasion of Black History month, Rev. Anthony Chandler (’89) was invited to TC to talk about the history of African American Catholics in America, informing and inspiring seminarians as they prepare for a life of ministry in a multicultural Church.

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Institution of Ministries

Institution of Ministries

Theological College welcomed Most Reverend Robert Deeley, D.D., J.C.D. (TC Class of 1968), Bishop of the Diocese of Portland, Maine, as the presider for the annual Institution of Ministries Mass at which 31 seminarians were admitted to the ministries of Lector and Acolyte.

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End of Semester Festivities: Pre-Holiday Celebration

End of Semester Festivities: Pre-Holiday Celebration

Once again, Theological College treated seminarians, faculty, staff, and the staff’s family members to a generous evening of holiday cheer, a moment for all to give thanks for the gift of the community at the end of a busy semester. The evening party was prefaced by the Feast of the Immaculate Conception Mass and historic Trinity Dome dedication at the Basilica.

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USCCB Bishops Breakfast 2017

USCCB Bishops Breakfast 2017

Theological College’s annual hospitality welcoming all bishops during the General Assembly of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops in Baltimore was a great success. This breakfast invitation began almost 25 years ago, in 1973, when Theological College sold the rear part of its property to the National Conference of Catholic Bishops (NCCB — today known as the USCCB) for its new Washington headquarters.

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Alumni Days 2017: Celebrating 100 Years

Alumni Days 2017: Celebrating 100 Years

September 25, 2017, heralded the official start of the centennial anniversary for Theological College (the Sulpician Seminary), the day on which, 100 years ago, its pioneer group of seminarian students attended the first day of classes at The Catholic University of America. During this year’s Alumni Days, October 3-4, 60 alumni celebrated this joyful milestone with the entire seminary community.

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Faculties Appreciation Event 2017

Faculties Appreciation Event 2017

Theological College’s annual Faculties Appreciation event is a moment of grateful recognition for the fruitful relationship between TC and The Catholic University of America’s Schools of Philosophy, Theology and Religious Studies, and Canon Law.

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2017-18 Academic and Formation Year Begins

2017-18 Academic and Formation Year Begins

The Theological College 2017-18 academic and formation year began with the enthusiastic welcome of 30 seminarians from 18 different dioceses for a week of orientation, punctuated by a meet-and-greet for the entire seminarian population at an outdoor cookout, the annual Evening of Recollection with Cardinal Donald Wuerl, and a Mass and celebration with Catholic University President John Garvey and other supporters of the seminary, including the faculty and staff.

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Successful SJC Fundraiser

Successful SJC Fundraiser

This past semester the Social Justice Committee held a fundraiser for a group of religious sisters in Vietnam. The Community of Charity and Social Services used the money to buy bicycles for children in rural areas to get to school. The children and their families just received their their 26 new bikes!

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Year-End Mass and Spring Banquet

Year-End Mass and Spring Banquet

On May 1, 2017, Theological College celebrated its spring end-of-semester Mass with the seminary community to bid farewell until next August to some, and to extend prayerful congratulations and best wishes to others who are moving on for new placements, studies, and ordinations.

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New Organ Dedication and Recital

New Organ Dedication and Recital

On Tuesday, April 4, 2017, faculty, staff, seminarians, patrons, and friends of Theological College celebrated the inauguration and dedication of the new Gerald F. Muller Organ with a recital by world-famous organist, Daniel Roth. Beginning the event with an organ blessing, TC Rector, Rev. Gerald McBrearity, prayed, “Grant, Lord, that its music may lead us to express our prayer and praise in melodies that are pleasing to You.”

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