Seminary Academic Schedule 2019 - 2020

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Schedule 2019 - 2020


Seminarians' Return

Saturday, September 21

  Seminarians' & Brothers' Retreat Sunday, September 22 - Saturday, September 28
  Brothers' Ceremonies: Mass at 10:00am Sunday, September 29
  All-Day Manualia Monday, September 30


First Day of Classes (6:50am Solemn Mass) Tuesday, October 1
  Arrival of Humanities Friday, October 4
  Humanities' Pre-Placement Exams and Manualia Saturday, October 5
  Retreat for Humanities Sunday, October 6 - Saturday, October 12
  Excursion Wednesday, October 16
  Afternoon Manualia Thursday, October 31


Feast of All Saints Friday, November 1
  All Souls' Day: Mass at 10:00am and Day of Recollection Saturday, November 2
  Thanksgiving Excursion Thursday, November 28
  Pre-Advent All-Night Adoration Saturday, November 30


December Recollection: Conferences at 5:00pm, 11:00am Friday, December 6 - Saturday, December 7
  Feast of the Immaculate Conception Sunday, December 8
  All-Day Manualia Monday, December 23
  Christmas Recollection Tuesday, December 24
  Christmas Day Wednesday, December 25
  Rest Day Thursday, December 26
  Community Excursion Friday, December 27
  Study Days Monday, December 30 - Tuesday, December 31


Feast of the Circumcision Wednesday, January 1
  First Semester Major Exams Thursday, January 2 - Saturday, January 4

Feast of the Epiphany

Monday, January 6

Vacation (departure only after 7:15am Mass on Jan. 7)

Cultural Excursion for Spiritualities

Tuesday, January 7 - Tuesday, January 21

Classes Resume

Wednesday, January 22
  Tonsure and Cassock Recollection Wednesday, January 29 - Saturday, February 1


All-Day Manualia Saturday, February 1

Feast of Candlemass, Reception of Cassock and Tonsure

(Pontifical Mass at 9:00am)

Sunday, February 2
  Free Days Monday, February 3 - Wednesday, February 5
  Classes Resume Thursday, February 6
  Devotion of the Forty Hours Monday, February 24 - Tuesday, February 25
  Ash Wednesday / March Recollection (Mass at 10:00am) Wednesday, February 26


Feast of St. Thomas Aquinas Saturday, March 7
  Feast of St. Joseph Thursday, March 19
  Excursion Wednesday, March 25
  Subdiaconate Retreat Saturday, March 28 - Thursday, April 2
  Minor Orders Retreat Tuesday, March 31 - Thursday, April 2


Ordination to Minor Orders and Perpetual Engagements

(Pontifical Mass at 9:30am)

Friday, April 3

Ordination to the Subdiaconate

(Pontifical Mass at 9:30am)

Saturday, April 4
  Holy Week Retreat Sunday, April 5 - Wednesday, April 8
  Easter Sunday, April 12

Easter Vacation (departure only after Easter Monday Sung Mass)

Spiritual Excursion for Spiritualities

Monday, April 13 - Saturday, April 25
  Good Shephard Sunday (Florida) Sunday, April 26
  April Recollection Tuesday, April 28
  Classes Resume Wednesday, April 29


Exams for Spirituality Saturday, May 16 - Wednesday, May 20
  Feast of the Ascension Thursday, May 21
  Last Excursion Friday, May 22
  Second Semester Major Exams for Deacons Saturday, May 23 - Tuesday, May 26
  10-Day Retreat for Spirituality Monday, May 25 - Thursday, June 4
  Paris-Chartres Pilgrimage for Deacons Wednesday, May 27 - Wednesday, June 3
  Last Day of Classes Wednesday, May 27


Second Semester Major Exams Monday, June 1 - Wednesday, June 3
  Retreat for Ordinands to Diaconate and Priesthood Thursday, June 4 - Wednesday, June 10
  Corpus Christi Thursday, June 11
  Ordinations to the Diaconate and Priesthood Friday, June 12
  First Masses Saturday, June 13
  Departure of Seminarians (only after Mass) Tuesday, June 16


Seminarians Return for 2020-2021 Saturday, August 29