Glimmers of Hope

In a recent commentary written for the National Catholic Register, Dr. Janet Smith highlights “glimmers of hope” demonstrated by several church leaders in eradicating corruption within the Catholic Church in America. Referring to a sexual misconduct scandal that took place at Holy Apostles in 2012, Dr. Smith calls Fr. Douglas Mosey’s “swift and effective” response to the scandal […]

Holy Apostles & NCBC Collaborative Program

Holy Apostles and the National Catholic Bioethics Center (NCBC) collaborate to present students with the ability to study online at the NCBC and earn the internationally recognized certification from the NCBC, along with 9 Graduate credits from Holy Apostles. This collaborative program has been highly successful.  Fr. Tad Pacholczyk, well known in the field of […]

Swift Disciplinary Action Taken on Campus in 2012

To:  The Holy Apostles online students, faculty, administration, alumni, friends and faithful supporters From:   Very Reverend Douglas L. Mosey, C.S.B., President – Rector There may be reference in the Catholic media in days to come regarding a specific group of seminarian candidates from Columbia, some of whom were on-campus residents at Holy Apostles in 2012.  I […]

Congratulations Dr. Marianne Siegmund

The Holy Apostles College and Seminary community wishes to congratulate Dr. J. Marianne Siegmund on the presentation of her paper entitled “Mystery of the Father and His Love:” Restoring Fatherhood to a Fatherless Society at the 25th anniversary Society of Catholic Social Scientists Annual Meeting Conference, which was held at the Franciscan University of Steubenville in Ohio […]

Fun is Not Enough

En Route Books and Media of Fr. Francis Canavan’s catholic eye articles, which have been edited by Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein, Assistant Professor of Dogmatic Theology at Holy Apostles, into a single volume entitled Fun is Not Enough. Book description: Francis Canavan, S.J., was a professor of political science, a leading Edmund Burke scholar, and an essayist whose […]

Shop Early for Christmas & Support Norbertine Canonesses

Good morning, friends, Holy Apostles is blessed to have the daily prayers of the Norbertine Canonesses of the Bethlehem Priory of St. Joseph offered for our community. To help support their mission of their Monastery Expansion Project (the future chapel and wing/accessory areas) the Norbertines are offering special Christmas gift ideas through their community. All of the […]

Interview with Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein

Visit WCAT Radio! Dawn Eden Goldstein speaks about her life and faith as a writer and assistant professor of dogmatic theology at Holy Apostles. Recorded and Aired on September 18, 2017. (Photo by Ron Sartini posted on Wikipedia.)

Mgr. Christian Rodembourg, M.S.A. Ordained to the Episcopacy

On Sunday, September 17, Mgr Christian Rodembourg, a colleague of our community, the Society of Missionaries of the Holy Apostles, was consecrated as Bishop to take charge of the Diocese of Saint-Hyacinthe. Our prayers are with Bishop Rodembourg! The article linked below is in French. If using Google Chrome the browser will auto-translate for you. Click […]

Introducing our new Vice Rector, Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, J.C.D.

“I’m delighted! It’s a whole new and welcome chapter in my life!” Holy Apostles College & Seminary is delighted to announce the appointment of Rev. Anthony McLaughlin, J.C.D., a priest of the Diocese of Tyler, Texas, who holds a doctorate in Canon Law from the Catholic University of America, as the new Vice Rector of the […]

Intercultural Competencies Workshops – Save the Dates!

Good evening, friends, In our post-Pentecost season, we call to mind the Acts of the Apostles: Now there were devout Jews from every nation under heaven staying in Jerusalem. At this sound, they gathered in a large crowd, but they were confused because each one heard them speaking in his own language.They were astounded, and […]

National Catholic Bioethics Center – Potential Students

Dear Potential NCBC Students, You may be currently seeking a Master of Arts in Theology, concentrating in Bioethics, and unsure if you want to take the NCBC collaborative route.  This collaborative program has been highly successful.  Father Tad Pacholczyk is the professor and is well known in the Bioethics field.  His classes are excellent and students always […]

Holy Apostles Appoints Two New Chairs

Holy Apostles College & Seminary is proud to announce the appointments of Fr. Brian Mullady, O.P., as the Chair of Thomistic Theology and Dr. John Hittinger, as the Chair of Thomistic Philosophy. Fr. Brian Thomas Becket Mullady, O.P., is the son of an Air Force officer and was raised throughout the United States. He entered […]

New Chair of Thomistic Studies Established

Good morning, friends, I’d like you to join me in welcoming Dr. John Hittinger, currently Professor of Philosophy and chair of undergraduate philosophy at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. Dr. Hittinger will assume part-time teaching duties at Holy Apostles this coming academic year, teaching two online courses for us in the Advanced […]

Greetings from the Norbertine Canonesses

In preparation for the celebration of the Feast Day of St. Norbert, the Apostles of the Eucharist, on June 6th, the Norbertine Canonesses of the Bethlehem Priory of St. Joseph, send their greetings and prayers as we approach the Feast of Pentecost! The sisters remind us that the Month of June is dedicated to the […]

Graduation Photos!

Congratulations once again to all of our 2017 Graduates! For the full Graduation album visit here:   Special thanks to Jeffrey Schulte and Quan Tran for providing our graduation photos!

New Booklet Series: Why I Am Still Catholic

Why I Am Still Catholic Ronda Chervin, Ph.D., Editor   Dr. Chervin writes below on how this series came to fruition: In the year 2016 I read somewhere that 60% of Catholics have left the Church or only attend occasionally! I was shocked! Myself a convert from an atheist but Jewish background, Jesus, manifested and […]

Welcome Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein to Holy Apostles

Very Rev. Douglas L. Mosey, C.S.B., Ph.D., President and Rector of Holy Apostles College & Seminary, and the entire Holy Apostles community are pleased to welcome Dr. Dawn Eden Goldstein to the On Campus faculty in the Fall of 2017 as an Assistant Professor of Dogmatic Theology. She joins Holy Apostles from St. Mary’s College, […]

Holy Apostles College and Seminary recommended in the 10th Ed. of The Newman Guide

Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Connecticut Recommended in 10th Anniversary Edition of The Newman Guide Virginia – Holy Apostles College and Seminary in Cromwell, Connecticut, is recommended in the 2017-2018 edition of The Newman Guide to Choosing a Catholic College, a publication of The Cardinal Newman Society that recommends 29 Catholic colleges, universities and […]

Oh Snap! Finals Selfie Challenge!

Holy Apostles Students! Enjoying the calm before the storm!? Already need a break or distraction from studying? Then head over to Twitter or Facebook for some fun in our Selfie-scape Finals Week Challenge! The challenge ends May 5 for Online & On Campus students! Want to play? Here are the rules: 1. Follow Holy Apostles […]

Be A Monk for 48 Hours

Live in a monastery for 48 hours We are St Mary’s Monastery, a contemplative monastery of Benedictine monks in Petersham, a forested area of Central MA, 70 miles from Boston. June 2-4, 2017 we are having one of our regular Monastic Experience Weekends. Designed for single Catholic men aged 18-40,  it  can help those who […]

Marrying the Rosary to the Divine Mercy Chaplet on Divine Mercy Sunday

As you continue your Divine Mercy Sunday devotions, I’d like to give you a free gift – the complete set of audio recordings by Catholic author Shane Kapler, a companion to his Marrying the Rosary to the Divine Mercy Chaplet. This book, which is available for Kindle or Nook, paperback and hardback gift edition from […]

Radio Interview with new MAPS Director – Dr. Gregory Popcak

Please find a copy of Dr. Gregory Popcak’s interview HERE with Bob Olson that aired last night on WCAT Radio. You may find the station online at and download a free app for it on the Apple Store or Google Play. Dr. Popcak speaks in this interview of his new work as Director of the […]

MAPS Graduates Now on Fast-track to Become Board Certified Life Coaches

Life Coaching is a rapidly growing sector of the human services industry. Holy Apostles College and Seminary is pleased to announce that graduates of the Master of Pastoral Studies program are now eligible for a fast-track process to becoming Board Certified Coaches through the Center for Credentialing and Education, an affiliate of the National Board […]

Holy Apostles Student Releases Two New Books!

Congratulations to Holy Apostles student, Tommage Rehan Derrick Sirinimal Fernando on the release of his two books!. The first is entitled Ha-Shem: A Timely Return to the Primordial Experience. Taking as his starting point the works of Gustavo Gutiérrez and Aloysius Pieris, SJ, Rehan Derrick Sirinimal Fernando lays out in the pages of this book […]

New book by HACS Adjunct, Dr. Matthew Ramage

Dr. Matthew Ramage, Adjunct Professor of Holy Apostles College & Seminary, has recently released a sequel volume to his “Dark Passages of the Bible” entitled “Jesus, Interpreted: Benedict XVI, Bart Ehrman, and the Historical Truth of the Gospels.” (Catholic University of America Press) In this sequel, Dr. Ramage “turns his attention from the Old to the New […]

Holy Apostles featured by Cardinal Newman Society

The Cardinal Newman Society did a fantastic piece on Catholic education at the March for Life! Holy Apostles College & Seminary is blessed to be among the 16 Newman Society selected Catholic colleges & universities present at the D.C. March for Life! Faithful Catholic Colleges and Schools Join 2017 March for Life

Congratulations to the First Eritrean Cohort on its Graduation Day

Good morning, friends, Please join me in congratulating Archbishop Menghesteab Tesfamariam, MCCJ, and the graduates of the first Eritrean cohort who received their degrees in a special graduation ceremony held in their nation’s capital of Asmara on January 30, 2017. The graduates are priests and religious sisters in the country of Eritrea, East Africa, who […]

Holy Apostles @ The March for Life

A number of our students, seminarians, faculty/staff, and priests are at the Annual March for Life in Washington D.C. The Cardinal Newman Society spotted our group at the March and sent us this Tweet! We’re proud to be listed among their Top Recommended Catholic Colleges and even prouder to be witnessing alongside so many others today […]

SARA Approval for Holy Apostles

Holy Apostles College & Seminary is now approved by SARA (the State Authorization Reciprocity Act). That means that we have authorization to operate in the other 46 states that are also members of SARA and no longer have to seek individual state permission on an annual basis. Holy Apostles College & Seminary has authorization to operate […]

MAPS and Post-Master’s Certificate now 100% Online

Holy Apostles College & Seminary is proud to announce that the State of Connecticut’s Office of Higher Education has just approved Holy Apostles for two new 100% online programs – OHE #18634 – Pastoral Studies, MA, online OHE #18635 – Post Master’s Theology, Advanced Graduate Certificate, online This means that students currently in these programs may […]

Pre-Election Novena to Mary

Join with us beginning October 30th through November 7th for a pre-election novena to Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, patron of the Americas. For more information about the Novena please see the Catholic News Agency article HERE

8 Humorous Moments with Pope St. John XXIII

In celebration of the Memorial of Pope St. John XXIII, we’ve compiled our Top 8 Humorous moments and quips from the Holy Father! 1. A report once asked, “How many people work in the Vatican?”, Pope John XXIII replied: “About half of them.” 2. On the occasion of the rise in salaries at the Vatican, […]

Holy Apostles Alumnus on WCAT Radio

Good morning, friends, Holy Apostles alumnus, Mike Frey, will be launching a talk show on bereavement beginning Monday, October 10, and running every Mondaythereafter on WCAT Radio, an Internet-based radio program aimed at promoting the school’s mission to cultivate Catholic leaders for the purpose of evangelization. To access WCAT Radio programming, you may go to and search […]

Monastic Experience Weekend

St. Mary’s Monastery, a contemplative Benedictine monastery of monks in Petersham, MA, is hosting a Monastic Experience Weekend  November 4-6, 2016. Single men, ages 18 – 40, are invited  to spend a weekend of prayer, work, and study and experience the Benedictine monastic life. Those who may feel called to the contemplative way of life can explore […]

Practical Guide to Holiness

Today is the Memorial of Blessed Francis Xavier Seelos. A Redemptorist priest who in the beginning of his priestly ministry served as assistant pastor and was a spiritual student of St. John Neumann. Francis was known as an expert confessor and spiritual director. He had a great love for the catechesis of children. His great kindness and […]

2016 St. John Paul II Bioethics Lecture

The Saint John Paul II Bioethics Center cordially invites you to attend the 2016 St. John Paul II Bioethics Lecture: “Bodily Integration after Total Brain Death: Long Term Survival and its Implications for the Debate Over the Neurological Criteria” Rev. Nicanor Pier Giorgio Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D., S.T.D. Professor of Biology, Providence College Professor of Theology, […]

Feast Day of St. Francis

How well do you know the life of St. Francis of Assisi? Check out our newest infographic below to find out more about this awesome Saint and his life! May we seek out the intercession of St. Francis so that we may live out the Gospel in our lives.

Abune Tesfamariam and Pope Francis

Our beloved Abune Menghesteab Tesfamariam, MCCJ, Metropolitan of Eritrea and Archeparch of Asmara, Eritrea, at a meeting with Pope Francis this week in Rome. Please join me in prayer for the continued success of the church in Eritrea as it works to bring the Gospel to the Christian community in that country.

Fundamental Values, the 2016 Election and America’s Future

By: Fr. Jeffrey “Skip” Thompson, MSA: American Bishops advise that, “The Church is involved in the political process but is not partisan. [Thus] the Church cannot champion any candidate or party.” Why? The Church’s mission goes beyond partisanship to protect and promote the common good of our children, families and nation. The two party platforms […]

Taking A Stand!

Many of our Holy Apostles faculty stood in solidarity with over 500 Catholic Theologians in a joint statement to uphold the Church’s teaching in Humanae Vitae . For the complete document and all signatures listed please visit:

Sunday Pilgrimage

This Sunday, Sept. 25th, there is an opportunity to join in a walking pilgrimage to the North American Martyrs Shrine (also called the Shrine of Our Lady of Martyrs). We will be leaving from HACS at 7am on Sunday, arriving at the Shrine around 10. From there we will be driven to where the rest […]