The Pontifical North American College

Forming priests for Jesus Christ in the heart of His Church

The Seminary

Priestly formation for diocesan seminarians from the United States under the special patronage of the Holy See.

The Casa Santa Maria

A residence for English speaking priests pursuing graduate level studies.

The Institute for Continuing Theological Education

Sabbatical programs for priestly renewal.


Rector's Dinner Honorees

Rector’s Dinner 2019

Everything was in place for the 27th Annual Rector’s Dinner. On May 9th, the entire house of more than 200…

43 Seminarians Receive Ministry of Acolyte

ROME, 24 February 2019 – On the 24th of February 2019, the Most Reverend Steven J. Lopes, Bishop of the…

Rector's Welcome

A lot has changed since our mission began in 1859. A website is just one example of how our lives are very different from those of the first students who came from the United States to study for the Priesthood at the heart of the Church in the Eternal City...

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