Seminary Life

Daily Schedule for a Seminarian


Sundays and Major Feasts

6:00 am Rise 6:30 am Rise
6:30 am Prime 6:40 am Breakfast (optional)
6:45 am Meditation 7:00 am Lauds
7:15 am Holy Mass 7:30 am Low Mass
8:00 am Breakfast 10:00 am Solemn High Mass
9:00 am First Class 12:15 pm Sext
10:00 am Second Class 12:30 pm Lunch
11:00 am Third Class 1:00 pm Recreation
11:50 am End of Morning Classes 4:30 pm Coffee Break
12:15 pm Sext 5:00 pm Solemn Vespers & Benediction
12:30 pm Lunch 5:45 pm Study
1:00 pm Recreation 7:30 pm Dinner
2:00 pm Study/Manualia 8:00 pm Recreation
4:00 pm Coffee Break 8:45 pm Compline
4:15 pm Study 10:00 pm Lights out/Grand Silence
6:30 pm Spiritual Conference    
7:00 pm Rosary    
7:30 pm Dinner    
8:00 pm Recreation    
8:45 pm Compline    
10:00 pm Lights out/Grand Silence    


The Angelus is recited three times each day, before Mass, after Sext, and before dinner. On Thursdays, in place of the Rosary there is Benediction; on Fridays the Stations of the Cross are made. On First Fridays there is a Holy Hour at 6:30 PM with Rosary and Benediction.

It should be noted that the daily Rosary is offered for all friends and benefactors of the Society of St. Pius X.

Spiritual conferences are held on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.