Seminary Schedule 2017 - 2018

Schedule 2017-2018

September Seminarians Return
(theologians, philosophers, and spiritualities)

Thursday, Septermber 21

  Seminarians and Brothers' retreat Friday, September 22
  Brothers Ceremonies Thursday, September 28
  1st Manualias Thursday, September 28
  Feast of St. Michael the Archangel
(Brothers' Vows)
Thursday, September 29
October First Day of classes (6.50 Solemn Mass) Monday, October 2
  Arrival of Humanities Seminarians Friday, October 6 
  Pre-placement examinations for Humanities Saturday, October 7
  Retreat for Humanities Sunday, October 8 to Saturday, October 14
  Excursion Wednesday, October 18
November Feast of All Saints Wednesday, November 1
  Feast of All Souls Thursday, November 2 (Mass at 10:00am) Day of Recollection
  Thanksgiving excursion Thursday, November 23
December Pre-Advent all night adoration Saturday, December 2
  December recollection Tuesday, December 6 - Wednesday, December 7
  Feast of the Immaculate Conception
(Engagements in the Society)
Friday, December 8
  Last day of classes Wednesday, December 20
  Christmas Manualias Thursday, December 21 - Friday, December 22
  Christmas recollection Saturday, December 23
  Christmas Day Monday, December 25
  Christmas Vacation (only after December 26th Sung Mass) Tuesday, December 26
January 2017 Seminarians return for Spring semester Wednesday, January 10
  January recollection Thursday, January 11
  Semester Major Exams Thursday 25-Saturday 27
  Manualia Monday, January 29th


Cassock and tonsure recollection

Monsay, January 29th - Thursday, February 1
February Feast of Candlemass
(Taking of the cassock and tonsure
Thursday, February 2 (Pontifical Mass at 9:30)
  Free days Monday, February 5 - Tuesday, February 6
  Excursion Wednesday, February 7
  Forty Hours Devotion Sunday, February 11 - Tuesday, February 13
  Ash Wednesday
(February recollection; Solemn Mass)
Wednesday, February 14 (Mass at 10:00am)
March Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas Wednesday, March 7
  Subdiaconate Retreat Friday, March 9 (evening) -Friday, March 16th (at 9:00am)
  Minor Orders Retreat Tuesday, March 13 - Thursday 15
  Ordinations to minor Orders Friday , March 16 (Pontifical Mass at 9:30am)
  Sitientes Ordination to the Subdiaconate Saturday, March 17 (Pontifical Mass at 9:30am)
  Feast of St. Joseph Monday, March 19
  Holy Week Retreat Sunday, March 25 - Wednesday, March 28
April Easter Sunday, April 1
  Easter vacation (after Monday Solemn High Mass) Monday, April 2 - Saturday, April 14
  Good Shepherd Sunday Sunday, April 15
  April Recollection Monday, April 16
  Classes resume Monday, April 17
May Excursion Wednesday, May 2
  Feast of the Ascension Thursday, May 10
  Pentecost Monday Monday, May 21
  Major Exams for the Year of Spirituality Friday, May 25-Tuesday, May 29
  Last Excursion Wednesday, May 30
  Corpus Christi Thursday, May 31
June 10-day retreat for the Year of Spirituality Monday, June 4(morning) - Wednesday, June 13 (evening)
  Last day of classes Wednesday, June 06
  June recollection Saturday, June 09
  Second semester major exams  Monday, June 11 - Wednesday, June 13
  Ordinands' retreat Friday, June 15 - Wednesday, June 20
  Ordinations to the Priesthood & Diaconate Friday, June 22
  First Masses Saturday, June 23
  Summer Vacation Tuesday, June 26
September Seminarians return 2018-2019 Academic Year Saturday, September 8