The Pontifical North American College

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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.


Diaconate Ordinations 2015

In an instant, in the twinkling of an eye, they were changed. On Thursday, October 1, Feast of St. Thérèse…


Roman Echoes, Issue 14

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


Welcome to the Class of 2019

On Wednesday, August 19, the newest class of seminarians at the North American College arrived for Orientation. The seventy-two men…


June 2015 Roman Echoes

The latest issue of our newly redesigned College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online.


Catholic Bytes Podcast

Today’s solemnity of Sts. Peter and Paul commemorates these two apostles who were called by Christ to preach the Gospel…


126th Reunion Gathers in Gateway to the West

The 126th Annual Alumni Reunion was another great gathering of College alumni and a few special friends. Archbishop Robert Carlson…


Closing Mass and Banquet 2015

On Friday, May 22, the Pontifical North American College community celebrated its annual Closing Mass and Banquet. The banquet is…


2015 Alumni Reunion: St. Louis, MO

Come join us for the 2015 Alumni Reunion in St. Louis from June 16–18, 2015. The Reunion Steering Committee from…


Pope Visits PNAC!

On Saturday, May 2nd, 2015, the Pontifical North American College was privileged to host a day of reflection on the…


Rector’s Dinner 2015

The Rector, along with the students, faculty, and staff of the Pontifical North American College, thank our many friends and…


Roman Echoes, Issue 10

The latest issue of our newly redesigned College magazine, Roman Echoes, is now available online.


Preaching the Word: When People Stop Listening

Each year, the Pontifical North American College community is blessed to be visited by a distinguished speaker who delivers the…


54 Seminarians Instituted As Acolytes

On Sunday, March 1st, 54 men in their second year of theology at the North American College were instituted in…


Station Church Pilgrimage Begins

This Ash Wednesday, February 18th, 2015, the North American College community and friends in Rome began the traditional Roman Station…