Horarium
  • Schedule is subject to change. Please check the priory website, dhspriory.org, for the latest information.
  • Monday - Friday

    7:00am Mass & Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Rosary & Midday Prayer
    5:30pm Office of Readings & Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline (Monday - Thursday)
  • Saturday

    8:00am Mass with Morning Prayer
    12:00pm Office of Readings & Midday Prayer
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
  • Sunday

    8:30am Office of Readings & Morning Prayer
    11:15am Mass
    5:20pm Rosary
    5:40pm Evening Prayer
    9:00pm Compline
Calendar
  • Monday, April 24 - Friday, April 28

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Tuesday, April 25, 7 PM

    “Is Man Naturally Religious?”

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P. (PFIC)

    St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Arlington, Virginia

    Sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and Catholic Diocese of Arlington

  • Thursday, April 27, 6 PM

    “Reading St. Augustine’s City of God with St. Thomas Aquinas”

    Prof. Chad Pecknold (CUA)

    Sever 202, Harvard University

    The Thomistic Institute at Harvard

  • Friday, April 28, 12:30 PM

    “Interrogating Prayer with Science and Theology”

    Fr. Nicanor Austriaco, O.P., Ph.D. (Providence College)

    TMEC Room 209, 60 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

  • Friday, April 28

    Classes End

  • Monday, May 1

    Reading Day

  • Tuesday, May 2 - Friday, May 5

    Final Exam Week

  • Friday, May 5

    Semester Ends

  • Monday, May 8 - Friday, May 12

    Special Exams Week

  • Friday, May 12

    Commencement

    5 p.m. Priory Chapel (Invitation Only)

  • Tuesday, May 16, 6 PM

    Hon. William H. Pryor, Jr: Moral Duty and the Law

    Hillsdale College Kirby Center

    Cosponsored by Hillsdale College, The Thomistic Institute, and the Thomas More Society of America

  • Saturday, May 20, 9:30 AM

    Priesthood Ordinations

    St. Dominic’s Church, D.C.

    Offices & Library Closed

  • Monday, May 29

    Memorial Day

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, May 30

    Summer Session Begins

  • Monday, August 28

    Classes Begin and Library Opens

    3:15 PM - New Student Orientation, Aquin Hall

    5 PM - Opening Mass of the Holy Spirit, DHS Chapel

  • Monday, September 4

    Labor Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, September 8

    Last Day to Add or Drop Courses

  • Monday, October 9

    Columbus Day

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, October 10

    Administrative Monday (Monday Classes Held, No Tuesday Classes)

  • Friday, October 13

    Midterm:

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with 50% Refund

Directions to the PFIC

The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception is located at 487 Michigan Avenue NE, across the street from the campus of The Catholic University of America and the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. It is within easy reach of the Brookland/CUA Station on Metro’s Red Line.

Please note that due to the Metro’s SafeTrack program, the Red Line – including the Brookland-CUA station – is scheduled to be shut down between the NoMa & Fort Totten stations from Saturday, October 29, through Tuesday, November 22. Please check Metro’s website for more information.

The entrance is through the glass doors which face Michigan Avenue.


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From the Metro

Take the Red Line to Brookland/CUA. Exit the station to the left. At the top of the escalator, make a u-turn and walk under the Michigan Avenue overpass to the plaza at Monroe Street Market, with its “Arts Walk” tower. Turn right and walk along Michigan Avenue for about a quarter of a mile, crossing 7th Street NE and Monroe Street NE. The Dominican House of Studies will be on your left.

Please note that due to the Metro’s SafeTrack program, the Red Line – including the Brookland-CUA station – is scheduled to be shut down between the NoMa & Fort Totten stations from Saturday, October 29, through Tuesday, November 22. Please check Metro’s website for more information.

From the North

(I-95 South and Baltimore/Washington Parkway) After passing through the Fort McHenry Tunnel in Baltimore, take Exit 52 (Route 295 South, Baltimore-Washington Parkway). As you approach Washington, continue on Route 50 West toward Washington (New York Avenue). From New York Avenue exit onto South Dakota Avenue and continue to the sixth traffic light (approximately 1.3 miles). Turn left onto Monroe Street, and continue to the 10th traffic light (approximately 1.4 miles), and turn left onto Michigan Avenue. The Dominican House of Studies is immediately on the left on Michigan Avenue. The driveway entrance is on the right side of the building.

From the South

(I-95 North, 395 North, and North Capitol Street north) When I-95 North intersects the Capitol Beltway (Routes 395, 495, and 95), get onto Route 395 North. Continue on Route 395 until it ends at New York Avenue, where you must turn right. After the second light, at the first right turn, bear right onto M Street. Continue to the second traffic light and turn left onto North Capitol Street. Continue for approximately 1.4 miles to the eighth traffic light and turn right onto Michigan Avenue. After the fourth traffic light (at the intersection of 4th Street), the Dominican House of Studies is the second building on the right. The driveway entrance is on the far side of the building.

From the East

(Route 50) Take Route 50 West and exit onto South Dakota Avenue. Continue to the sixth traffic light (approximately 1.3 miles). Turn left onto Monroe Street and continue to the tenth traffic light (approximately 1.4 miles) and turn left onto Michigan Avenue. The Dominican House of Studies is immediately on the left on Michigan Avenue. The driveway entrance is on the far side of the building.

From the West

(Route 66, Constitution Avenue, North Capitol Street north) Follow Route 66 East into Washington to Constitution Avenue. Continue on Constitution Avenue until you pass 2nd Street, NW; then turn diagonally left onto Louisiana Avenue. At the fifth traffic light turn left onto North Capitol Street. Continue for approximately 2.1 miles to the sixteenth traffic light and turn right onto Michigan Avenue. After the fourth traffic light (at the intersection of 4th Street), the Dominican House of Studies is the second building on the right. The driveway entrance is on the near side of the building.

From the Northwest

(I-270, 495-Capital Beltway, Route 1) Follow 270 South to Washington. Pick up 495/Capitol Beltway East. Take Exit 25 (Route 1 South). At the exit make a right onto Route 1 South. Continue for approximately 3.5 miles and make a right at the light onto Route 410/East-West Highway. At the first light turn left onto Queens Chapel Road/Michigan Avenue. Continue for approximately three miles. The Dominican House of Studies will be on the left on Michigan Avenue. The driveway entrance is on the near side of the building.