Eligibility

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To be eligible for admission to the program, a priest must

  1. Be recommended by officials of the diocese or the leadership of his religious community. Letter of recommendation must be forwarded directly to St. John’s University from diocesan personnel office or major superior in US.
  2. Have been a resident of the United States generally for at least six months.
  3. Demonstrate conversational proficiency in English.
  4. Complete application form including report of all ministerial experience.

Food for Thought

Catholic universities will be particularly attentive to the poorest and to those who suffer economic, social, cultural or religious injustice. This responsibility begins within the academic community but it also finds application beyond it.

Pope John Paul II, Ex Corde Ecclesiae (40)