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Academic Programs

Ecclesiastical Latin and Greek Programs for Clergy, Seminarians, Religious, and Laity.

Diplomas in Ecclesiastical Latin

VSI is partnering with the Pontifical Institute of Higher Latin to offer two unique diploma programs tailored for clergy and Latin teachers.
No prior Latin? No problem!

Personal Interest Online Courses

VSI's online courses are open to students that want to study for personal enrichment without committing to a diploma program. Our growing list of faculty from around the world offer courses for all levels and interests.

Latin Immersion Workshops

Have you already studied Latin for a few semesters, but want to make the next step to becoming fluent? Learn Latin the natural way by immersing yourself in the language of the Church for a week.

Kitchen Table Latin (Tutoring)

Are you homeschooling, preparing for an exam, or just want one-on-one instruction? Do you want to study with a qualified, experienced Latinist? What about Greek, Hebrew, etc.? VSI has a tutor for you!

The VSI Advantage

  • Fidelity to the Magisterium
  • Exceptional Faculty
  • Superior Pedagogical Methods

  • Affordability
  • Flexibility
  • Authentic Ecclesiastical Latin and Greek
Historia
Gregory DiPippo

The Death of Pompey the Great

On this day in the year 48 B.C., Pompey the Great, Julius Caesar’s rival, was assassinated, less than two months after he was defeated at

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Roma Christiana
Gregory DiPippo

The First Church in the Roman Forum

September 27th is the traditional date for the feast of Ss Cosmas and Damian, two brothers who were killed in the persecution of Diocletian ca.

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Sacra Liturgia
Gregory DiPippo

The Martyrs of the Theban Legion

September 22 is traditionally the feast of a group of soldiers martyred in 287 A.D, known as the “Theban Legion” from the Egyptian city of

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Vocabula Mira
Gregory DiPippo

Vocabula Mira: “Laterculus”

The word “laterculus”, the diminutive form of the third declension masculine noun “later – a brick”, is one of Latin’s most curious examples of semantic

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