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A seminary is not so much a physical place, as it is a spiritual mission where the work of education and formation meet.

– Archbishop Chaput

Partner dioceses and orders

  • The Archdiocese of Colombo (Sri Lanka)
  • The Archdiocese of Hartford
  • The Archdiocese of Philadelphia
  • The Diocese of Allentown
  • The Congregation of the Mission (Vincentians)
  • The Diocese of Arlington
  • The Diocese of Harrisburg
  • The Diocese of Lincoln
  • The Diocese of Mymensingh (Bangladesh)
  • The Diocese of Raleigh
  • Sodalitium Christianae Vitae
  • The Diocese of Trenton
  • The Oblates of Saint Joseph
  • The Order of the Blessed Virgin Mary of Mercy
  • Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter

The mission of the seminary is to form servant leaders after the heart of Jesus Christ.

Did You Know...?

  • Tuition, room and board for a seminarian working towards his B.A. in Philosophy is $33,970 per year; and tuition, room and board for a seminarian working towards his Master of Divinity and Master of Arts degrees is $35,975 per year.
  • Costs for health insurance, books and additional expenses can reach $8,500 per year.
  • The Seminary has produced many excellent theologians and Church leaders, including over 50 SCBS alumni who have gone on to become bishops.
  • St. Charles has partnered with the Haub School of Business at St. Joseph’s University in creating a Servant Leadership Program specifically targeted at future priests.