November 27, 2015 Thanksgiving 2015 Thanksgiving at the North American College is a special weekend. Read more about the 2015 celebrations here. For the past few years, Thanksgiving has started with a 5K race, open to seminarians, students, and friends in the city. The check-in desk is ready for registration, bright and early. Hundreds of racers joined the College’s Turkey Trot for a 5K around the walls of Vatican City. College Masters of Ceremony John LoCoco (’18) and Louis Masi (’18) prepare for Thanksgiving Mass. Jerome Krug (’19), Luke Syse (’17), and Tom Gramc (’17) participate in the Thanksgiving liturgy. Our Mass on Thanksgiving Day was led by His Excellency Thomas Tobin (’73), Bishop of Providence. Every state decorates a table for the Thanksgiving pranzone, or feast. Here’s Pennsylvania. The Texas table is ready for Thanksgiving festivities to begin. The College’s Thanksgiving Turkey takes pride of place in the refectory. Eager Wisconsin seminarians tuck into the Thanksgiving feast. Our Fifth-Year Priests serenade the College with an original musical composition extolling the virtues of pumpkin pie. Rev. Will Slattery (’15) serves up a pumpkin pie.