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...
Holy Week 2020

Holy Week 2020

Tenebrae: Hope in the Darkness As we enter Holy Week, we gather to meditate on the narrative that will unfold with intensity and drama in the coming days.  In the Tenebrae prayer service, usually held on the eve of Holy Week,  darkness becomes a symbolic...
Institution of Ministries

Institution of Ministries

As happens every winter at the outset of the spring semester, the Theological College community celebrated the Institution of Ministries for 22 of its seminarians on February 3rd. Bishop Roy E. Campbell presided, bestowing the titles of lector and acolyte upon...
March for Life 2020

March for Life 2020

Almost a hundred participants in the 47th  March for Life on the Washington Mall were welcomed to TC by gracious seminarians, faculty, and cooking and facilities staff. Priests, bishops, seminarians and others from around the country enjoyed a light dinner before the...
End-of-Semester Advent Party

End-of-Semester Advent Party

Theological College annually recognizes the end of the Fall semester with an evening comprised of prayer, feasting, and levity — concluding with comedic entertainment provided by students in their first year of formation at TC. The first week of Advent 2019...
USCCB Bishops Breakfast

USCCB Bishops Breakfast

The annual USCCB Bishops Breakfast invitation offers the opportunity for faculty and seminarians to host the bishops while receiving their paternal support and sharing experiences of the first half of the formation and academic semester at TC and Catholic University....
Alumni Day 2019

Alumni Day 2019

This year’s Alumni Day on October 2 began with an inspiring presentation by Dr. Kathy Galleher titled, “Healthy Ministry: Self-Care in Times of Transition.” Her counseling experience of over 25 years witnesses to the wisdom in Mother Teresa’s words: “Do not...
Selner Campaign Reaches $1 Million!

Selner Campaign Reaches $1 Million!

Theological College’s second century of service to the Church will witness to a renewed commitment to sacred liturgical music as one of the most profound and effective means available to give God thanks and praise.  The goal of the Rev. John C. Selner, P.S.S.,...
Orientation and Opening Events 2019

Orientation and Opening Events 2019

Throughout the day on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, the TC orientation team greeted each of its 18 new seminarians with helping hands for the move, hospitality for family and friends, and blessings of each room by TC’s deacons on the orientation team. The following day,...
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...