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 2018

It was a beautiful Thursday evening the twelfth day in April. The tables were set the seminarians were lined up…

Carl J. Peter Lecture 2018

On Sunday, March 11th, the Pontifical North American College welcomed The Most Reverend Bernard Hebda, Archbishop of Saint Paul and…

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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