News & Events

logolector2015Ten seminarians received the Ministry of Lector on Sunday 8 March at St Patrick’s Cathedral,Melbourne during the celebration of Eucharist presided by Archbishop Denis Hart.

logotrustee2015The Board of Trustees of Corpus Christi College; The Bishops of Victoria and Tasmania; visited the seminary for the first time in 2015 on Friday 7 March.

logo first year 2015Thirteen men took a leap of faith by entering Corpus Christi College Seminary on Sunday 15 February 2015 to continue discerning their call to the priesthood. It is the largest intake of first year since 1974.


my ord 33-tileOn Saturday 20 September 2014, Most Rev. Leslie Tomlinson, Bishop of Sandhurst ordained Stephen Bolling, Junray Rayna and Novelito Lim to the order of Diaconate in Sacred Heart Cathedral, Bendigo. This is certainly a joyous occasion for the Diocese and Corpus Christi College seminary.

melbourne logo2 2014On Saturday 13 September 2014, Archbishop Denis Hart ordained Reverend Deacons Minh Tran, Linh Pham and Sang Ho to the priesthood, and Justel Callos, Daryl Montecillo, Patrick Bradford, Joel Peart, Dong Tran and George Feliciouz to the Diaconate.

candidacy2014On Sunday 7th September, the seminary community attended Mass at the Cathedral where Archbishop Denis Hart admitted fifth year seminarians, Marcus Goulding and Dario Juric as candidates for diaconate and priesthood.

Michale Romeo The seminary community travelled to Adelaide over the last weekend of August for the Ordination to the Priesthood of Rev. Michael Romeo.

Sundhurst-enquiry-day-logoThe Bishop of Sandhurst, Bishop Tomlinson presided the Solemn Vespers with the staff, seminarians at the Seminary, joined by six young mens who came from the diocese of Sandhurt.

Cardinal Tagle logo On Wednesday 13th August the seminary community was honoured to host Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle, Archbishop of Manila for Evening Prayer and Dinner in a night entitled ‘A conversation with seminarians.’

junordlogoSaturday 28th June, more than two thousand people filled Saint Patrick’s Cathedral as Archbishop Denis Hart ordained Vinh Nguyen, Matthew Baldwin and Michael Kong as well as Francis Denton.

acolyte14On Sunday 25th May five of our seminarians were installed as acolytes at St Patrick’s Cathedral by Archbishop Hart.

visitingbishopThe College was visited by Bishop Michael Atochi of Otuko in Nigeria, who joined the Community for Evening Prayer and Dinner.


knox On Wednesday 21st May, the seminary community attended the annual Knox Public Lecture at the new Catholic Leadership Centre in East Melbourne.


Psef lunch 2014 On Sunday 18th May the Priest’s Support and Education Fund launched its annual appeal at Corpus Christi College, the Regional Seminary for Victoria and Tasmania. The Fund was established in 1998 by the Knights of the Southern Cross and raises funds for the ongoing education of seminarians and clergy for the dioceses of Victoria and Tasmania as well as the Military Ordinariate.


logo6On Saturday 17th May, Corpus Christi took part in the annual Brotherhood Cup against students from the various Religious Houses of Formation... click to find out how they went!


logo On Wednesday 16th April, Spy Wednesday of Holy Week, the Melbourne seminarians made their annual pilgrimage to the Shrine of our Lady of Ta’ Pinu at Bacchus Marsh.

envangEvery year on Palm Sunday the Church celebrates World Youth Day in the local dioceses. One of the ways that this is celebrated in the Archdiocese of Melbourne is the Evangelium Palm Sunday Church pilgrimage to four churches in the city area.

Palm      Holy Week brings a significant change of pace at the Seminary. The students return to their own dioceses leaving only the Melbourne seminarians at Corpus Christi. Palm Sunday is spent serving Mass at the Cathedral and this year some of the students joined the Evangelium church Pilgrimage as it made its way around the churches in the Melbourne area.



If there is only one word that can describe the atmosphere in Corpus Christi College during Family and Friends Day 2014, that is it!

Nine seminarians were installed as Lectors at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral by Archbishop Hart on Sunday 9th March. They are Michael Buck, Keiser Cabral, Kevin Chi Ong, Nicholas Fontyn, Avinash George, Ravi Muvala, Hiep Nguyen, Victor Vincent and Michael Wood.

On Friday 7th March, the Trustees of the College – the bishops of Victoria and Tasmania- gathered with the Seminarians and other guests for the biannual Trustees Mass and Luncheon.