Horarium
  • Monday - Friday

    7:30am 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
  • Saturday, February 6

    Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series

    Prof. Denis MacNamara

    Incarnation and Transfiguration: Rediscovering the Iconic Nature of Church Buildings

    7:30 PM, The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday, February 8

    Science and Religion: The Myth of Conflict

    Dr. Stephen Barra

    sponsored by the Thomistic Institute and the Catholic Center

    7:30 PM, The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Wednesday, February 10

    Ash Wednesday

  • Tuesday, February 23

    The Wise Restrains that Make Men Free? Freedom, Morality, and the Law

    Fr. Aquinas Guilbeau, O.P.

    Thomistic Institute and Hillsdale College

    Kirby Center, Washington, D.C.

  • Friday, February 26

    Last Day to Submit Work for Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Saturday, February 27

    Thomistic Circles

    Fr. Dominic Legge, O.P.

    “The Heart of True Love: Aquinas’s Guide to Love, Human and Divine”

    The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Monday-Friday, February 29-March 4

    Spring Break

    No Classes; Offices and Library Open

  • Saturday, March 5

    Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series

    Prof. Francesca Murphy

    Beauty and the Spiritual Senses

    7:30 PM, The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Friday, March 11

    Grades Due on Incompletes from the Previous Semester

  • Saturday, March 19

    Feast of St. Joseph

    Library Open

  • Wednesday, March 23

    Administrative Friday

    Friday classes held, no Wednesday classes

  • Wednesday, March 23

    Last Day to Withdraw from Classes with a “WD” Grade

  • Thursday, March 24

    Holy Thursday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Friday, March 25

    Good Friday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, March 28

    Easter Monday

    No Classes; Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday-Friday, March 29-April 1

    Registration for Fall 2016 Classes

  • Tuesday, March 29

    Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happpiness: A 13th Century Take on Natural Rights

    Fr. Thomas Joseph White, O.P.

    Thomistic Institute and Hillsdale College

    Kirby Center, Washington, D.C.

  • Monday-Wednesday, April 4-6

    Registration for Fall 2016 Classes

  • Saturday, April 5

    Art of the Beautiful Lecture Series

    Manfred Honeck

    “Faith in Music”

    7:30 PM, The Catholic Center at NYU

  • Tuesday, April 16

    Annual Save the Rare Books Golf Tournament

    Reston National Golf Course

  • Saturday, April 23

    Sixth Annual Dominican Spring Gala

  • Monday-Friday, April 25-29

    Course Evaluation Week

  • Friday, April 29

    Classes End

  • Monday, May 2

    Reading Day

  • Tuesday-Friday, May 3-6

    Final Exam Week

  • Friday, May 6

    Semester Ends

  • Monday-Friday, May 9-13

    Special Exams Week

  • Wednesday, May 11

    All Grades Due

  • Friday, May 13

    Commencement

    5 p.m. Priory Chapel (Invitation Only)

  • Saturday, May 21

    Priesthood Ordinations

    St. Dominic Church

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Monday, May 30

    Memorial Day

    Offices and Library Closed

  • Tuesday, May 31

    Summer Session Begins

  • Thursday, June 2 - Sunday, June 5

    The 6th Annual Philosophy Workshop:

    Aquinas on Politics

    Mount Saint Mary College

    Newburgh, New York

  • Tuesday, August 9 - Thursday, August 11

    Becoming a Better Preacher

    Fifth Annual Conference for Priests

    Basilica of the Assumption, Baltimore

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.

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.

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.