Welcome to the 2021 – 2022 Formation Year!

Welcome to the 2021 – 2022 Formation Year!

Twelve new seminarians were welcomed to Theological College on August 24 by an enthusiastic orientation team that hosted the week’s introduction to seminary life and academics at Catholic University. After the first day’s move-in, room blessings, and meetings with the...
Celebrating 2020-2021 Blessings

Celebrating 2020-2021 Blessings

The end of TC’s Spring semester was recognized, as usual, with a beautiful Mass that concluded with the rector’s blessing of the ten seminarians going forth to serve in pastoral ministry assignments during the upcoming year away. Blessings and congratulations...
Triduum 2021

Triduum 2021

A happy and blessed Easter Season to all! Last year found the seminary community scattered in different parts of the country with very diverse scenarios.  This year, all were here at TC, united in prayer and in celebration of the Sacred Triduum. This was an historic...
Annual Art Exhibit

Annual Art Exhibit

“Bayou Sunset” by Luke Kirk (3-B, Lafayette) In this Year of St. Joseph, Theological College’s annual Art Exhibit, titled, “The Dreams of St. Joseph,” opened on March 19, solemnity of  the blessed spouse of the Virgin Mary and foster...
AlmsGiving Tuesday: March 23,  2021

AlmsGiving Tuesday: March 23, 2021

Theological College participates in the mission and responsibility of the nation’s 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...
Institution of Ministries 2021

Institution of Ministries 2021

Click here for the video recording of this event. On February 22, 2021, 14 Lectors and 11 Acolytes were recognized in the Institution of Ministries ceremony at Theological College, presided by Bishop Mario Dorsonville, auxiliary bishop for the Archdiocese of...
Welcome to Spring Semester

Welcome to Spring Semester

Theological College faculty and seminarians began the formation semester in observance of a Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, joined by Christians throughout the world under the theme “Abide in my Love and You Shall Bear Much Fruit” (cf. John 15:5-9)....
Christmas Greetings from Theological College

Christmas Greetings from Theological College

Christmas Greetings from Theological College   Cardinal Pierre de Bérulle (1575-1629), founder of the French School of Spirituality, in a Christmas homily once proclaimed, “Let us live in Jesus, let us love in Jesus, let us triumph in Jesus, and may Jesus...
Father Thayer’s Advent Meditations

Father Thayer’s Advent Meditations

Sulpician Meditations for Advent 2020   Podcasts are available for the readings of each day during Advent, beginning November 29, here.  Podcasts by Fr. David Thayer Senior Researcher on the French School and the Sulpician Tradition Fr. David D. Thayer, P.S.S., a...
Sulpician Patronal Feast and End-of-Semester

Sulpician Patronal Feast and End-of-Semester

This year, Theological College seminarians, faculty, and staff commemorated “Sulpician Christmas,”  the Feast of the Presentation, on November 23, beginning with the celebration of the Eucharist in the main chapel, which is dedicated to the Presentation of the Virgin...
Installation of New Rector: Fr. Dominic Ciriaco

Installation of New Rector: Fr. Dominic Ciriaco

To watch the recording of the  Rector’s Installation, click here! View the photo gallery below the Cardinal-Elect’s Homily. Installation Homily by Mass Celebrant, Wilton D. Gregory, Cardinal-Elect of Washington We celebrate an official moment of transition...
Bishop Barron: 2020 Alumnus Lifetime Service Awardee

Bishop Barron: 2020 Alumnus Lifetime Service Awardee

  In lieu of the annual Alumni Day reunion, on WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7th,  Los Angeles’s Bishop Robert Barron (Basselin Class of ’82),  engaged in a Q & A session with TC seminarians — virtually, from his Word On Fire studio. TC Rector, Rev. Dominic Ciriaco,...
Farewell to Fr. McBrearity

Farewell to Fr. McBrearity

  On September 27, the feast day of St. Vincent de Paul, the TC community was joined by a few Sulpician confreres from Baltimore to show their affection and appreciation for Fr. Gerald McBrearity, P.S.S., who retired as TC’s rector in July. The celebration began...
Resuming Seminary Formation at TC

Resuming Seminary Formation at TC

On July 1, Sulpician Fathers Dominic Ciriaco and Chris Arockiaraj celebrated their start-of-tenure as Acting Rector and Vice-Rector, respectively, with a grape juice toast with the staff (below, left). Since then, they have been prayerfully and diligently planning for...
TC’s New Vice-Rector and Dean of Men

TC’s New Vice-Rector and Dean of Men

Today we celebrate the Feast of the Birth of St. John the Baptist. This is also known as  “mid-summer night’s Christmas” since we are six months away from Christmas Eve.  St. John the Baptist is the forerunner of the Messiah, and His great heralder....
Father Ciriaco Named New Acting Rector

Father Ciriaco Named New Acting Rector

The Provincial Council of the Society of St. Sulpice, Province of the United States, has appointed Sulpician Father Dominic G. Ciriaco, P.S.S., M.A., M.Div., as Acting Rector of Theological College, effective July 1, 2020. This appointment has been made by the...