Assumption Seminary continues to respond to the “signs of the times” in the American Church as it prepares men for creative ministry as Catholic Priests. By concentrating upon the development of men for Hispanic ministry and for church leadership through collaboration in ministry, Assumption Seminary is meeting the challenge of calling forth effective leaders for the church as it moves into the next millennium.
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- Serve 57 Arch/dioceses and 19 International Arch/dioceses (11 of which are Zambian)
- Staff an additional 5 seminaries (U.S. & Zambia)
- Are responsible for a Baltimore parish of 800 families
- Coordinate and facilitate the Biennial Institute for Seminary Formators
- Operate three Sulpician seminaries with a total enrollment of 324
- Founded by Fr. Jean-Jacques Olier
Did You Know?
Fr. Michael McGivney, founder of the Knight of Columbus, is an alumnus of St. Mary’s Seminary, then on Paca Street in Baltimore. A diocesan priest of Hartford, Connecticut, he was ordained to the priesthood December 22, 1877, at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Baltimore, Maryland.