Visiting the Pontifical Faculty

The Pontifical Faculty of the Immaculate Conception (PFIC), run by the Dominican Friars of the Province of St. Joseph, is a unique school for graduate studies in the Thomistic theological tradition.

We encourage prospective students to visit. When you come to visit, you can

  • Tour the school and the library
  • Meet our staff and have your questions answered
  • Sit in for classes
  • Speak with students
  • Join us in prayer

The Pontifical Faculty is located in Northeast Washington, D. C., just across the street from the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

Get Directions to the Pontifical Faculty

To make arrangements for a visit, please contact our registrar, Fr. Albert Trudel, O.P., or call (202) 495-3836.

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