Liturgical & Devotional Times

The following schedule is in force during the academic year when classes are in session and not during seminary vacations.

This schedule is provided as a general guide to the schedule of the Seminary open to the public. You are encouraged to call or consult the chapel bulletin for more detailed information regarding Mass times and announcements.

Sunday & Holy Day Schedule

  Mass Divine Office
7:20am Low *  
10:00am Solemn *  
5:00pm   Vespers (sung) with Benediction
7:30pm Low **  

* Nota bene.  Confessions are heard during both Masses, and for the Solemn Mass, confessions begin at 9:30.

** On weekday holy days of obligation only.


Please drive around to the entrance of the Seminary building and park in the lower parking lot on the right 100 yards away from the building. The superior parking lot is reserved for the handicapped and the elderly.

Pastoral care

Fr. Patrick Abbet handles concerns regarding the faithful. You may contact him by e-mail or by regular mail. He is available for any priestly work (e.g., sacraments, house blessings, sick calls, catechism for adults and children, and spiritual advice). For sacramental emergencies only, please contact Fr. Abbet on his temporary cell phone at (434) 394-4967.

Weekday Schedule

    Mass Devotion
M, T, W, Th, F, Sat
1st & 2nd class feasts *
First Thursday
First Friday
First Saturday
F 6:55pm   Stations of the Cross
M, T, W, Sat 7:00pm   Rosary (recited)
Th 7:00pm   Benediction
First Friday ** 6:30pm   Holy Hour of Reparation
M, T, W, Th, F, Sat
(Oct & May only)
6:55pm   Rosary (sung) with Benediction

* Nota bene.  A Sung Mass beginning at 6:50 AM replaces the 7:15 AM Low Mass on feasts of the first and second class, as well as every First Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the month.

** Nota bene.  On First Fridays, a holy hour of reparation will be held beginning at 6:30 PM and will include exposition of the Blessed Sacrament, sung rosary, prayer for the intentions of the Holy Father, prayer to St. Joseph, an act of reparation to the Sacred Heart of our Lord, and Benediction.

Nota bene.  The Seminary schedule of liturgies and devotions will also change subject to first class feasts occuring with sung first and second Vespers taking the place of a scheduled devotion. Please refer to the bulletin and to the announcements each week before the Sunday sermon, or call to confirm.