The 22nd Annual Acculturation Seminar for International Priests is a virtual seminar created and hosted by St. John’s University. The University directs this program to international priests who minister in the US. We welcome these men who profit spiritually and ministerially as they study with their peers and reflect on ministry and culture in the US.
Rev. Patrick J. Griffin, C.M.
Executive Director, Vincentian Center for Church and Society
St. John’s University
Contact: [email protected]
Faculty: Courses are led by St. John‘s University faculty (specializing in business, law, theology, psychology, speech, and anthropology), staff of the Vincentian Center, diocesan administrators, foreign-born resident priests, as well as experienced pastors.
To be eligible for admission to the program, a priest must:
The seminar will take place over the course of three weeks. The dates are as follows: June 12, June 16, June 20, June 23, June 26, and June 29.
The most recent seminar schedule is available here.
Registration will close on May 13 at 5 p.m.
$200 per person payable by credit card online
For answers to frequently asked questions, please click here (Word).
Email (preferred): [email protected]
About St. John’s University: Established in Brooklyn by the Vincentian community in 1870, St. John’s has campuses in Queens, Staten Island, and Manhattan in New York City, and in Rome, Italy; and three locations in Hauppauge, NY; Limerick, Ireland; and Paris, France. In addition to its undergraduate liberal arts college, the University has schools of law, pharmacy, business, professional studies, and education, as well as a wide range of continuing education programs. The student body numbers more than 20,000 and reflects the broad diversity of cultures that characterize metropolitan New York.
The Vincentian Center for Church and Society was established at St. John’s in 1994 as a means of relating this Catholic and Vincentian University to the greater civil and ecclesial communities. The center sponsors a range of programs for Church personnel and conducts Vincentian research on poverty and social justice. Find us at www.stjohns.edu/VincentianCenter.