Welcome to the Veterum Sapientia Institute!

Founded in November 2020, this Institute was named after Saint Pope John XXIII’s 1962 Apostolic Constitution,
which defended and promoted the study of Latin in seminaries.

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
Roma Christiana
Gregory DiPippo

The Roman Hymn of Ss Peter and Paul

The liturgical genre known as the “hymn”, which is to say, a composition arranged in stanzas with a repeating meter, was introduced into common use

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Gregory DiPippo

The Institution of Corpus Christi

The feast of Corpus Christi which we celebrate today is popularly said to have begun with a Bohemian priest named Peter, who was suffering from

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Church Fathers
Gregory DiPippo

The Christian Cicero

Yesterday, in reference to the anniversary of the Edict of Milan, we mentioned one of the principal sources of information about it, the writer Lactantius,

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Gregory DiPippo

The Edict of Milan

On this day in the year 313 AD, the Emperor Constantine, together with his co-emperor Licinius, issued the Edict of Milan, granting religious tolerance to

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