Join us for our 2024 Summer Workshops

Restoring the Sacred: The Canons Regular of St. John Cantius

Among the many seminarians and religious whom VSI has the privilege of forming, the Canons Regular of St. John Cantius in Chicago has a particular mission to “restore the sacred”, both for personal sanctification and for the holiness of others. They do this in a primary way through service in parish churches and the celebration […]

New MA Concentration in Latin Pedagogy in Collaboration with Belmont Abbey College

Since the start of the Veterum Sapientia Summer Workshop, we have been honored to work with the faculty and staff of Belmont Abbey College. Belmont Abbey is one of the country’s most historic and highly respected Catholic colleges, who prioritize the Benedictine commitment to faith and scholarship throughout their programs of study. Sharing in their […]

Latin for Nuns!

Starting in the autumn of 2024, over a dozen women religious will begin their Latin adventure, learning to read, write, and converse in the the living Language of the Church—just as their foremothers did from Saint Scholastica,  St. Hildegard of Bingen, St. Julian of Norwich, and countless others to the present day! The texts of […]

VSI Summer Workshops Preparing to Host Record Number of Students

Full immersion is one of the most powerful tools for learning any language, and this summer, Veterum Sapientia Institute will once again hold its three Latin immersion workshops. From July 1-7, we will return to St Bernard’s Abbey in Cullman, Alabama, which welcomed us to its excellent facilities and beautiful campus for the first time […]

New Teaching Credential Passes on Living Latin Pedagogy Pioneered by VSI Faculty

The exponential growth of liberal arts schools in the Catholic tradition has also brought a resurgence of interest in Latin language learning.   Following the mind of Pope St. John XXIII’s Apostolic Constitution, Veterum Sapientia, on the necessity of promoting Latin instruction, Veterum Sapientia Institute is pioneering a robustly Catholic Latin-immersion approach in which learning […]