The Pontifical North American College

News Archive

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…


Diaconate Ordinations

On Thursday, October 2, 2014, 43 men laid down their lives for Christ and his Church. The newest deacons of…


Diaconate Ordinations 2014

On Thursday, October 2, 2014, 43 men laid down their lives for Christ and his Church. The newest deacons of…


Preparations for the Diaconate Ordinations

Thursday, October 2, will see the ordination of 43 seminarians of the Pontifical North American College to the transitional diaconate….


Roman Echoes Issues 7 & 8

The 7th and 8th Issues of Roman Echoes 2014 are now available online!


Welcome, New Men!

This week, the “New Men” of the Pontifical North American College – hailing from all corners of the United States,…


2014 Rector’s Dinner

The Rector’s Dinner is held each year to support our mission and further enhance the formation of our seminarians and…


Archbishop Patrón Wong Institutes 53 Acolytes

53 seminarians were instituted to the Ministry of Acolyte on Sunday, April 6, bringing them one step closer to the…