The Pontifical North American College

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Acolyte Installation 2017

On Sunday, February 26th, the men in the class of second theology at the Pontifical North American College were instituted…


February 2017 Roman Echoes

Includes articles and photos on life at the Pontifical North American College: a new book about life at the NAC…


November 2016 Roman Echoes

The August 2016 issue of our College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online. This latest issue includes articles and…


Diaconate Ordinations 2016

Over three years ago thirty men left their homes, their families, and their diocese as they were sent to Rome…


August 2016 Roman Echoes

The August 2016 issue of our College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online. This latest issue includes interviews and…


May 2016 Roman Echoes

The May 2016 issue of our College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online. This latest issue includes interviews and…


Rector’s Dinner 2016

“Do not neglect to show hospitality to strangers, for by doing so some have entertained angels without knowing it.” Those…


New Acolytes Installed

Sunday, March 13, 2016. Clocks “sprung ahead” in America, marking the beginning of spring, a time of new beginnings. The…


The College Celebrates Msgr. Checchio’s Appointment as Bishop

By the time our Rector, Very Rev. Peter Harman (Springfield in Illinois, ’99), announced the news to the College during…


New Rector Installed

There’s a new Peter in town. On Sunday, February 28, 2016, the Very Reverend Peter Harman (Springfield in Illinois, ‘99)…


January 2016 Roman Echoes

The January 2016 issue of our College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online. This latest issue includes retrospective pieces…


Preaching the Mysteries of Faith

“I came to you, brothers, proclaiming the mystery of God, […] and my message and my proclamation were not with…


Marking the End of “the Checchio Decade”

On Friday, January 15, 2016 the College held a farewell Mass and banquet celebrating Msgr. James Checchio’s (Camden, ’92, C’97)…


Sixty-Eight Lectors Installed

Sunday, January 10, 2016 was an important day for sixty-eight men from the first and second year classes at the College….


Msgr. Roger Roensch ’58: 1932–2015

The College community mourns the loss of our dear alumnus and friend, Msgr. Roger Roensch, who died here in Rome…


Ambassador Rooney Presents on “The Global Vatican”

On December 9, 2015, the College was privileged to welcome the Honorable Francis Rooney, former ambassador of the United States to…


Celebrating the Immaculate Conception

The Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception may be one of the Church’s most misunderstood feast days, yet it is also…


Thanksgiving Weekend 2015

Thanksgiving at the College is not your Grandma’s Thanksgiving. The absence of family members and being in the United States…


New Rector Announced

“Annuntio vobis gaudium magnum, habemus Rectorem!” While the announcement of the College’s new rector was not made in quite the same…


Roman Echoes, Volume 20 (1)

The November 2015 issue of our College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online.