Archdiocese of Chicago
Established as a diocese in 1843 and as an Archdiocese in 1880. Pastored, in succession by 5 bishops, 2 archbishops and 5 cardinals since 1843. Visit the Archdiocese.
St. Joseph Seminary
St. Joseph College Seminary is the undergraduate seminary program of the Archdiocese of Chicago. The seminary is located on the campus of Loyola University in Chicago. Our faculty, our staff, and our college seminarians are committed to the formation of a vibrant community centered in the mind and heart of Jesus Christ. Through programs of spiritual formation, apostolic work, and academic excellence, our college seminarians have the opportunity to develop into well-educated, well-balanced Catholic men and to discern the Call to serve the Church and society as Catholic priests.
University of St. Mary of the Lake, Mundelein Seminary
The University of St. Mary of the Lake / Mundelein Seminary is the major seminary and school of theology for the Archdiocese of Chicago. Many of the students will serve as priests of the Archdiocese of Chicago; however, many are studying for 46 other dioceses in the United States and abroad.
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