Diocese of Florida - Old Roman Catholic
1051 72nd Street North,
St. Petersburg, Florida 33710
Seminarians are expected to complete undergraduate studies in philosophy, followed by a course in theology and church administration. Candidates are not admitted without two years of college or its equivalent. At the discretion of the rector, credit may be given for courses successfully completed elsewhere, unless such courses were studied in an environment incompatible with the Catholic Faith.
The Seminary will attempt to accommodate the personal needs of the seminarian in arranging his course of study. A plan of study and residence must be agreed upon between the seminarian and the rector prior to admission to candidacy. In order to become immersed in the spiritual and liturgical life of the Church each seminarian must undertake studies during a cumulative total of not less than twelve months in residence at the Seminary -- longer residency may be necessary. Nonresident course work may be arranged at other appropriate institutions or as independent studies under the direction of the rector or his delegate.
Shortly after admission the seminarian will receive the cassock
and first clerical Tonsure. With the consent of the bishop,
advancement through Holy Orders will take place as the seminarian in
good standing fulfills the following academic requirements:
Order of Porter
Order of Lector
Order of Exorcist
Order of Acolyte
If you feel that you might have a vocation to the priesthood,
please feel free to contact the Vocation Director at the Seminary: