Resuming Seminary Formation at TC

With the help of the Archdiocese of Washington and others, Acting Rector Dominic Ciriaco and Vice-Rector Chris Arockiaraj have been hard at work preparing a safe and healthy return to TC’s dynamic formation program.

TC’s New Vice-Rector and Dean of Men

A new Vice-Rector and Dean of Men have been appointed to assist Acting Rector Rev. Dominic Ciriaco, P.S.S., in the leadership and guidance of Theological College.

Graduation 2020

Graduation congratulations to the Deacon and Basselin Classes of 2020!

Father Ciriaco Named New Acting Rector

On July 1st, Father Dominic Ciriaco, P.S.S., will accept the reins from TC’s current Rector, Father Gerald McBrearity, P.S.S., who will be transitioning into retirement after almost five decades of dedicated priestly service, most of which has been in Sulpician ministry.


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.


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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.