Welcome

Welcome to Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Seminary, located at 7164 Alaska Avenue in the North Western section of Washington, D.C. The Maronite Seminary provides the educational and spiritual environment for seminarians to excel and serve the Maronite faithful throughout the world. The seminary is sponsored by the Maronite Eparchy of St. Maron of Brooklyn, whose…

Seminary History

Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Seminary, located in Washington, D.C., began in 1961 and today continues to train and ordain seminarians for service among the Maronite faithful throughout the United States. In the decade of the 1950’s, various members of the Maronite clergy and laity began to work actively for the establishment of a Maronite…

Admission Requirements

Before entering the Seminary a candidate must complete an application of general information, must obtain his pastor’s recommendation, have a current medical examination; and a psychological evaluation. The pastor, physician and psychologist should mail their information directly to the Vocations Office. This information is then forwarded to the bishop for evaluation and a decision on…

Curriculum

Classes at the seminary are offered in spirituality, liturgy, history, and traditions of the Maronite Church. Also pertaining to the Maronite Church, are lessons in the liturgical and vernacular languages, Syriac and Arabic. The students take a weekly class in music where they learn the hymns and chants which are used in the Liturgy and…