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This is a list of Catholic Seminaries in the world, including those that have been closed. As of the Annuario Pontificio 2009, the total number of candidates for the priesthood of the world is 115,919 at the end of the year 2007. These students are in 6,781 seminaries around the world; 3,288 diocesan seminaries and 3,493 religious seminaries. The following list is a work-in-progress.

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Australia

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New South Wales and Australian Capital Territory

  • Good Shepherd Seminary - established at Homebush in 1996 by the then Cardinal-Archbishop of Sydney, Edward Bede Clancy. Good Shepherd Seminary is the seminary of the Archdiocese of Sydney, and forms men for the priesthood for NSW and ACT. The previous Sydney seminary, St Patrick's College, was located at Manly.
  • Holy Spirit Seminary - established at St Mary's in the Diocese of Parramatta by Bishop Kevin Manning in 2008.
  • Redemptoris Mater Seminary - seminary of the Archdiocese of Sydney for the Neo-Catechumenal Way.
  • Vianney College - established in Wagga Wagga by Bishop William Brennan in 1992.

Queensland

  • Holy Spirit Seminary - established by the Queensland Bishops in 2007 and opened by Cardinal Levada, Prefect of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith.

Victoria and Tasmania

  • Corpus Christi College, Melbourne - established at Werribee in 1923 by Melbourne Archbishop Daniel Mannix for the dioceses of Victoria and Tasmania. Relocated to Glen Waverly in 1960, then to Clayton in 1973 and presently to Carlton in 2000.

Western Australia

  • Redemptoris Mater Seminary - seminary of the Archdiocese of Perth for the Neo-Catechumenal Way.
  • St. Charles Borromeo Seminary - established by Archbishop Barry James Hickey for the West Australian dioceses.

Austria

Belgium

Brazil

  • Seminário Maior Arquidiocesano Nossa Senhora de Fatima - For the Archdiocese of Brasilia
  • Seminário São José - Founded in 1739; for the Archdiocese of Rio de Janeiro

Canada

Alberta

  • St. Joseph Seminary - Opened in 1927

British Columbia

Ontario

Quebec

Chile

Croatia

Cuba

France

Germany

India

Italy

Ireland

Israel

  • The Latin Patriarchate Seminary - in Beit Jala near Jerusalem, originally opened in 1852

Lithuania

Jamaica

Luxembourg

Malaysia

Mexico

Netherlands

New Zealand

  • Good Shepherd College - Located in Auckland, Founded in 2001.
  • Holy Cross Seminary - Founded in Dunedin in 1900, Relocated to Auckland in 1997.
  • The Marist Seminary - Located in Auckland, Founded in in 1838.

Nigeria

Pakistan

Philippines

  • Cor Jesu Seminary (Dipolog City)
  • Diocesan Seminary of the Heart of Jesus - (San Fernando La Union)- Minor Seminary
  • San Pablo Seminary - (Baguio City) - Major Seminary (Regional Philosophy Seminary of Northern Luzon)
  • San Carlos Seminary (Makati City) - Major Seminary of the Archdiocese of Manila
  • Oblates of St.Joseph Minor Seminary (San Jose, Batangas) - High School Seminary
  • Oblates of St.Joseph Major Seminary (Lipa City, Batangas)
  • Our Lady of the Angels Seminary (Quezon City) - (OFM) Franciscan College Seminary
  • Our Lady of Guadalupe Minor Seminary (Makati City) - High School Seminary of the Archdiocese of Manila
  • Our Lady of Mount Carmel Seminary (Sariaya, Quezon)- Minor Seminary, Diocese of Lucena
  • Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Seminary (Lucban, Quezon)- Major Seminary, Diocese of Lucena
  • Our Lady of Penafrancia Seminary (Sorsogon City) - High School and College Seminary of the Diocese of Sorsogon
  • Our Lady of Peace College Seminary (Tarlac City) - Diocese of Tarlac
  • Maria Assumpta Seminary (Cabanatuan City) - High School and College Seminary of the Diocese of Cabanatuan
  • John Paul II Minor Seminary (Antipolo City, Rizal) - High School Seminary of the Diocese of Antipolo
  • Immaculate Conception Seminary (Guiguinto, Bulacan) - Seminary of the Diocese of Malolos
  • Saint Francis de Sales Seminary (Lipa City, Batangas) - Seminary of the Archdiocese of Lipa
  • San Jose Seminary (Katipunan, Quezon City) - Jesuit-run Seminary for Diocesan Priests
  • Mother of Good Counsel Seminary (San Fernando City, Pampanga) - Seminary of the Archdiocese of San Fernando de Pampanga
  • Saint Pius X Seminary (Lawaan, Roxas City, Capiz) - Minor Seminary of the Archdiocese of Capiz
  • Sancta Maria, Mater et Regina, Seminarium (Cagay, Roxas City, Capiz) - Major Seminary of the Archdiocese of Capiz
  • UST Central Seminary - Dominican-run Inter-diocesan Seminary of the Philippines, found within the vicinity of the University of Santo Tomas in Manila
  • Saint Augustine Senior-Major Seminary (Tagaytay City, Cavite) - Seminary of the Apostolic Vicariate of Calapan
  • Saint Alphonsus Regional Seminary (Lucena City, Quezon)- Theologate Degree, Diocese of Lucena
  • Holy Rosary Seminary (Naga City and San Jose, Camarines Sur) - Seminary of the Archdiocese of Caceres
  • Holy Trinity College Seminary (Daet, Camarines Norte) - College Seminary of the Diocese of Daet
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary - Tagbilaran City, Bobol
  • Mater Salutis College Seminary (Legazpi City, Albay) - College Seminary of the Diocese of Legazpi
  • Maradjao Magbalantay College Seminary (Surigao City, Surigao del Norte) - College Seminary of the Diocese of Surigao
  • Sacred Heart Seminary (Palo, Leyte)
  • Saint Albert the Great Seminary (Calamba City, Laguna)- Pre-Novitiate House of the Order of Preachers(Dominicans) Philippine Province
  • St. John Evangelist School of Theology http://www.sjest.net/ Seminary of the Archdiocese of Palo, Leyte
  • Saint Joseph Seminary (Puerto Prinsesa City, Palawan)
  • San Carlos Major Seminary (Mabolo, Cebu City)
  • San Carlos Seminary College (Cebu City)
  • Blessed John XXIII Seminary (Cebu City)
  • Saint Joseph Seminary (Jaro, Iloilo City)
  • St. Joseph Pre-College Seminary (Alaminos City, Pangasinan)
  • St. John Ma. Vianney Formation House (Antipolo City)
  • St. John the Baptist the Precursor Seminary (Marikina City)
  • St. Camillus College Seminary (Marikina City)
  • Vincent Hills Seminary (Agono, Rizal)
  • St. Vincent de Paul College Seminary (Calbayog City, Samar)
  • The Nativity of Our Lady College Seminary (Borongan, Eastern Samar)
  • Seminario de Jesus Nazareno (Borongan, Eastern Samar)
  • Saint Joseph Seminary (Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental)
  • Saint Vincent Ferrer Seminary (Jaro, Iloilo City)
  • St. John Vianney Theological Seminary (Cagayan de Oro City)
  • San Jose de Mindanao College Seminary (Cagayn de Oro City)
  • St. Therese Pre-College Seminary (Mati, Davao Oriental)
  • Queen of Apostles College Seminary (Tagum City)
  • San Pablo Seminary (Baguio City)
  • Seminario Mayor Recoletos (Baguio City)
  • St. Francis Xavier Seminary (Baguio City)
  • Mayhurst Seminary (Baguio City)
  • St. Joseph Seminary (Bengued, Abra)
  • St. Joseph Orientatio Seminary (Bagued, Abra)
  • St. Peter's Seminary (Mountain Province)
  • St. Peter Seminary (Butuan City)
  • St. Joseph Major Seminary (Infanta)
  • St. Joseph Seminary (Ipil)
  • Mary Help of Christians School Seminary (Binmaley, Pangasinan)
  • Mary Help of Christians College Seminary (Dagupan City)
  • Pope Paul VI Minor Seminary (Maasin, Southern Leyte)
  • St. Anthony Minor Seminary (Masbate)
  • Seminario de San Jose (Minor and Major) Palawan
  • Sto. Nino Seminary (Minor & College) Numancia, Aklan
  • John Paul II Minor Seminary (Antipolo)

Poland

Portugal

  • Seminário Diocesanos de Lisboa - For the Archdiocese of Lisbon
  • Seminário Maior do Porto - For the diocese of Porto

Russia

  • Mary Queen of Apostles Seminary - Established in Moskva in 1993, then moved to St. Peterburg in 1995

South Korea

At the end of the year 2008 there are 7 diocesan major seminaries in Korea. The number of seminarians in these seven seminaries is 1,413 in 2008.

Spain

Swiss

Uganda

United Kingdom

England

The currently active major seminaries in England are:

United States

According to the 2009 Official Catholic Directory there are 189 seminaries with 4,973 students in the United States. Those seminaries in bold are currently in operation; all others have closed over the years:

Arizona

  • Regina Cleri Minor Seminary (Tucson) - Run by the Congregation of the Missions; operated from 1956 to 1974.

Arkansas

  • St. John Home Mission Seminary (Little Rock) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1930 to 1967.

California

Colorado

  • Redemptoris Mater Archdiocesan Missionary Seminary (Denver) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1996.
  • St. John Vianney Seminary (Denver) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1999.
  • St. Thomas Aquinas Seminary (Denver) - Run by the Congregation of the Mission; operated from 1907 to 1995.

Connecticut

  • Holy Apostles Seminary (Cromwell) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1960. Formerly run by the Missionaries of the Holy Apostles.
  • St. Alphonsus Seminary (Suffield) - Operated from 1965 to 1990; run by the Redemptorist Fathers.
  • St. John Fisher Seminary Residence (Stamford) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1989.
  • St. Louis de Montfort Seminary (Litchfield) - Run by the Montfort Missionaries; closed ca. 1960
  • St. Mary Seminary (Norwalk) - Run by the Holy Ghost Fathers
  • St. Thomas Seminary (Bloomfield) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1897.
  • Legionaries of Christ Seminary (Cheshire) - Seminary currently run by the Legionaries of Christ

District of Columbia

Florida

  • St. Vincent de Paul Regional Seminary (Boynton Beach) - Diocesan seminary; founded in 1963.
  • St. John Vianney College Seminary (Miami) - Founded in 1959
  • St. John Vianney Minor Seminary (Miami) - Archdiocesan seminary; operated from 1959 to 1975.

Georgia

  • St. John Vianney Minor Seminary (Savannah) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1959 to 1968.

Hawaii

  • St. Stephen Minor Seminary (Honolulu) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1948 to 1976.

Illinois

  • Archbishop Quigley Preparatory Seminary (Chicago) - Archdiocesan minor seminary; operated from 1904 to 2007.
  • Catholic Theological Union (Chicago) - Run by twenty-five various religious orders; opened in 1968.
  • Our Lady of the Angels Seminary (Quincy) - Run by the Franciscan Friars; operated from 1964 to 1987.
  • St. Joseph Seminary & College (Teutopolis) - Run by the Franciscan Friars; operated from 1898 to 1967.
  • St. Joseph Seminary & College (Westmont) - Run by the Franciscan Friars; operated from 1927 to 1964 as a major and preparatory seminary; operated from 1964 to 1978 as a preparatory seminary.
  • St. Mary Mission Seminary (Techny) - Run by the Divine Word Fathers; operated from 1909 to 1972.
  • University of Saint Mary of the Lake (Mundelein) - Archdiocesan major seminary; opened in 1921.

Indiana

Iowa

Kentucky

  • St. Thomas Minor Seminary (Louisville) - Archdiocesan seminary; operated from 1952 to 1970.
  • St. Pius X Minor Seminary (Erlanger) - Diocesan seminary; closed in 1983.

Louisiana

  • Assumption Seminary (New Orleans) - Archdiocesan seminary; operated from 1839 to 1867.
  • Notre Dame Seminary (New Orleans) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1923.
  • St. Joseph Seminary College (St. Benedict) - Run by the Benedictine Monks; opened in 1891.
  • St. Mary of Consolation Seminary (New Orleans) - Archdiocesan seminary; operated from 1870 to 1881.

Maryland

Massachusetts

  • Blessed John XXIII National Seminary (Weston) - Archdiocesan seminary for adult vocations; opened in 1964.
  • Divine Word Seminary (Miramar) - Run by the Divine Word Fathers; closed in 1962.
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary (Lenox) - Run by the Priests of the Sacred Heart; operated from 1960 to 1979.
  • La Salette Seminary (Attleboro) - Run by the Missionaries of La Salette; operated from 1942 to 1965.
  • La Salette Seminary (East Brewster) - Run by the Missionaries of La Salette; now closed.
  • Marist College and Seminary (Framingham) - Run by the Marist Fathers; operated from 1939 to ?
  • Maryknoll Seminary (Hingham) - Run by the Maryknoll Fathers; operated from 1964 to 1984.
  • Our Lady of Grace Seminary (Boston) - Run by the Oblates of the Virgin Mary; opened in 1978.
  • Our Lady of Mercy Seminary (Lenox) - Run by the Fathers of Mercy as a minor seminary; operated from 1947 to 1960.
  • St. Francis Seraphic Seminary (Andover) - Run by the Franciscan Friars; operated from 1930 to 1977.
  • St. Hyacinth College & Seminary (Granby) - Run by the Conventional Franciscans; closed ca. 1980.
  • St. John's Seminary (Boston) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1884.

Michigan

Minnesota

  • Blessed Jose Sanchez del Rio Minor Seminary (Mankato) - Run by the Institute of the Incarnate Word; opened in 2008.
  • Immaculate Heart of Mary Seminary (Winona) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1948.
  • St. John Vianney College Seminary (St. Paul)
  • St. Paul Seminary School of Divinity (St. Paul) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1894.

Mississippi

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

  • Bellarmine College Seminary (Plattsburgh) - Run by the Jesuit Fathers; closed in 1964.
  • Capuchin Theological Seminary (Garrison) - Run by the Capuchin Friars; closed in 1972.
  • Christ the King Seminary (East Aurora) - Diocesan seminary; formerly run by the Franciscan Friars (1857-1990); previously located in Olean (1857-1974).
  • Diocesan Preparatory Seminary (Buffalo) - Diocesan seminary; closed in 1974.
  • Divine Word Seminary (Conesus) - Run by the Divine Word Fathers; closed in 1965.
  • Eymard Seminary (Hyde Park) - Run by the Fathers of the Blessed Sacrament; closed in 1977.
  • Eymard Seminary (Suffern) - Run by the Fathers of the Blessed Sacrament; opened in 1909 and moved to Hyde Park.
  • Holy Angels Seminary (Buffalo) - Run by the Missionary Oblates of Mary; operated from 1891 to 1910 and 1932 to 1947 as a minor seminary.
  • Immaculate Conception Seminary (Huntington) - Bi-diocesan seminary; opened in 1926 for Diocese of Brooklyn and expanded to Diocese of Rockville Centre after diocese was established in 1957.
  • Divine Word Seminary - Run by the Missionaries of La Salette; closed in 1975.
  • Loyola Jesuit Seminary (Shrub Oak) - Run by the Jesuit Fathers; operated from 1955 to 1973.
  • Mater Christi Seminary (Albany) - Diocesan seminary; closed in 1969.
  • Mount Alvernia Seminary (Beacon) - Run by the Franciscan Order of Friars Minor; operated from 1950 to 1967.
  • Our Lady of Angels Seminary (Niagara Falls) - Run by the Vincentian Fathers; operated from 1869 to 1956.
  • Our Lady of Hope Mission Seminary (Newburgh) - Run by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate; operated from 1946 to 1971.
  • Passionist Monastic Seminary (Brooklyn) - Run by the Passionist Order; closed in 1974.
  • Salesian Seminary (Goshen) - Run by the Salesians of Don Bosco; operated from 1925 to 1985.
  • St. Albert Junior Seminary (Middletown) - Run by the Carmelites; closed by 1991.
  • St. Alphonsus Seminary (Esopus) - Run by the Redemptionist Fathers; operated from 1907 to 1985.
  • St. Andrew-on-Hudson Seminary (Hyde Park) - Run by the Society of Jesus; closed in 1969.
  • St. Anthony-on-Hudson Seminary (Rensselaer) - Run by the Franciscan Friars; closed in 1989.
  • St. Bernard Seminary (Rochester) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1891 to 1981; reopened as a School of Theology for lay students.
  • St. Charles Seminary (Staten Island) - Run by the Missionaries of St. Charles Borromeo; operated from 1948 to 1966.
  • St. Francis Seminary (Staten Island) - Run by the Franciscan Order of Friar Conventuals; closed by 1997.

Cathedral preparatory Seminary

  • St. John Minor Seminary (Montour Falls) - Run by the Franciscan Friars of the Atonement; operated from 1950 to 1970.
  • St. John Vianney Seminary (East Aurora) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1959 to 1974.
  • St. Joseph Seminary (Dunwoodie) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1896.
  • St. Joseph Seraphic Seminary (Callicoon) - Run by the Franciscan Order of Friar Minors; operated from 1901 to 1968.
  • St. Pius X Seminary (Garrison) - Run by the Franciscan Friars of Atonement; closed in 1969.
  • St. Pius X Preparatory Seminary (Rockville Centre) - Diocesan seminary; closed in 1968.
  • Wadhams Hall Seminary College (Odgensburg) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1924 to 2002.

North Dakota

  • Cardinal Muench Minor Seminary (Fargo) - Diocesan minor seminary; operated from 1962 to 2002.
  • Cardinal Muench Seminary (Fargo) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1962.

Ohio

  • Athenaeum of Ohio-Mount St. Mary Seminary (Cincinnati) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1829
  • Borromeo Seminary (Cleveland) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1953.
  • Brunnerdale Minor Seminary (Canton) - Run by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood; operated from 1931 to 1981.
  • Divine Word Seminary (Perrysburg) - Run by the Divine Word Fathers; closed ca. 1990.
  • Our Lady of the Angels Seminary (Cleveland) - Run by the Franciscan Friars; operated from 1907 to 1964.
  • Pontifical College Josephinum (Columbus) - International seminary of pontifical status; opened in 1888.
  • Precious Blood Seminary (Carthagena) - Run by the Missionaries of the Precious Blood; operated from 1922 to 1969.
  • St. Mary Seminary and Graduate School of Theology (Cleveland) - Established in 1848

Oregon

Pennsylvania

  • Mary Immaculate Seminary (Allentown) - Run by the Vincentian Fathers; operated from 1939 to 1990.
  • Sacred Heart Mission Seminary (Girard) - Run by the Divine Word Fathers; operated from 1912 to 1969.
  • St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (Philadelphia) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1832. The current Theological Building was completed in 1871.
  • St. Mary Seminary (North East) - Run by the Redemptorist Fathers.
  • St. Pius X Seminary (Scranton) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1962 to 2004.
  • St. Vincent Seminary (Latrobe) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1855.

Rhode Island

  • Our Lady of Providence Seminary (Warwick) - Diocesan seminary; opened in 1942.

Texas

Virginia

  • St. John Vianney Minor Seminary (Richmond) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1959 to 1978.

Washington

  • Bishop White Seminary (Spokane) - Diocesan seminary
  • Mater Cleri Minor Seminary - Diocesan seminary; closed in 1974.
  • St. Edward Seminary (Kenmore) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1930 to 1976.
  • St. Thomas the Apostle Seminary (Kenmore) - Diocesan seminary; operated from 1958 to 1977.

Wisconsin

  • Blessed Sacrament Seminary - Run by the Blessed Sacrament Fathers; closed in 1968.
  • Divine Word Seminary - Run by the Divine Word Fathers; closed in 1991.
  • Holy Cross Seminary (La Crosse) - Diocesan minor seminary; closed in 1972.
  • Sacred Heart School of Theology (Hales Corners) - Run by the Priests of the Sacred Heart; opened in 1932.
  • St. Francis de Sales Seminary (Milwaukee) - Archdiocesan seminary; opened in 1845.
  • St. Lawrence High School Seminary (Mount Calvary) - Run by the Capuchin Friars; opened in 1860.

Vietnam

There are 7 major seminaries with more than 1,500 students in Vietnam.

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