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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…


Former Director of Spiritual Formation Named Bishop

With great joy the Pontifical North American College community would like to recognize and congratulate Bishop-elect Very Rev. Joseph G….


Tower Dedication

The College’s new building extension is officially blessed and ready for use! On the sunny morning of January 6th, the…


Tower Dedication Plan of Events

After months of planning, fundraising, and building, and in accord with the generosity of our benefactors, on Tuesday, January 6th,…


Rector’s Audience with Pope Francis

On Thursday, December 18th, the Rector of the North American College, Rev. Msgr. James Checchio (’92, C ’97), had a…


Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception

On December 8th, the Pontifical North American College community gathered with a number of guests to celebrate the Solemnity of…


Happy Thanksgiving 2014!

Happy Thanksgiving 2014 from the Pontifical North American College! Thanksgiving, being a uniquely American holiday, is a special day for…