2022 Summer Guests

2022 Summer Guests

The summer months have seen the revival of Theological College guest services on a grand scale. More than a dozen groups and organizations — numbering over 250 people — enjoyed the sparkling accommodations, available chapel time, and delicious daily fare...
Year-End Events

Year-End Events

“If you are who you are meant to be, you will set the world on fire.” –St. Catherine of Sienna 2022 Year-End:A Time of Gratitude and Fond Farewells On Friday, April 29th, TC marked the end of the formation year with Mass and a blessing for those going on Pastoral...
Annual Spring Events 2022

Annual Spring Events 2022

This semester has been an interesting and fruitful one, especially  as the faculty and seminarians prepare their minds and hearts for the Paschal Triduum. Following on the heals of the Corita Kent Exhibit (see earlier story), the seminary hosted its annual art show at...
Iron Seminarian 2022

Iron Seminarian 2022

The annual second-semester Iron Seminarian competitions, which extend over the course of an entire month, offer much needed fraternity and levity in the middle of a challenging term. Under the mentorship of then-faculty member Father Mel Blanchette, PSS, the first...
Corita Kent Art Exhibit

Corita Kent Art Exhibit

“Visual Art shows forth the transcendent Beauty of Christ. Every beautiful form possesses an openness to the infinite, but some beautiful forms possess this more than others.” (Hans Urs Von Balthasar) Beginning with communal Evening Prayer, Theological...
Blessing of New Icons Marks Opening of Spring Semester

Blessing of New Icons Marks Opening of Spring Semester

On Monday, January 10,  the Theological College community opened the second semester with liturgy and a banquet, as is tradition. During the liturgy, our Rector, Fr. Dominic Ciriaco, P.S.S., blessed two new icons that were commissioned to grace the gathering space of...
Christmas 2021

Christmas 2021

Click here for the rector's Christmas message! At the end of the last day of classes for the Fall semester, the entire TC community convened for an evening to pray, feast, and enjoy the New Men Show before the final week of exams. The Mass celebrated the Feast of...
Father Thayer’s Advent 2021 Meditations

Father Thayer’s Advent 2021 Meditations

Sulpician Meditations for Advent 2021   Podcasts are available for the readings of each day during Advent, beginningNovember 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...
Pastoral Supervisors Appreciation Dinner

Pastoral Supervisors Appreciation Dinner

  Seminarians at TC minister at  5 hospitals, 22 parishes, and 2 colleges, and have the opportunity to work at 13 service-to-the-poor placements.  The guidance of pastoral supervisors is the key to making the most out of these fruitful educational experiences. As...
Blessed Agnes of Jesus

Blessed Agnes of Jesus

To celebrate the October 19 feast day of an important figure in Sulpician history, Blessed Agnes of Jesus, O.P., also known as Blessed Agnes of Langeac (1602 -1634), Theological College hosted a Mass and reception to which Dominican religious in the area were invited....
2021 Alumni Day Celebration

2021 Alumni Day Celebration

Hosting 38 guests from 20 dioceses across the country, the atmosphere at this year’s Alumni Day on October 6 was filled with a palpable exuberance, after a year and a half of quarantining and isolation. For many seminarians, this was their first Alumni Day reunion...
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...
Ordinations 2021

Ordinations 2021

In the past two months, the TC community has had much to pray and rejoice about!  Five graduating deacons were ordained to the priesthood: Jason Allan (Fort Worth), Michael Kieler (St. Augustine), Thomas Lawrence (Richmond), Brett Metzler (Fort Worth), and Wesbee...
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...