Pre-Theology Calender

Semester I

Monday, August 17

Orientation Week begins

Monday, August 24

First class day of semester

Friday, September 4 –

  Monday, September 7

Labor Day Weekend
(Students free after lass class on Friday)

Thursday, September 10

Mass of the Holy Spirit with Archbishop

Wednesday, October 7

Kenrick Alumni Day

Saturday, October 3

Day of Recollection

Monday, October 12

Mid-term exams begin

Friday, October 16-

  Tuesday, October 20

Fall Break
(Students free after last class on Friday)

Saturday, November 7

Convivium Mass & Dinner Auction

Saturday, November 14

 Day of Recollection

Tueday, November 24-

  Sunday, November 29

Thanksgiving Break
(students free after last class on Tuesday)

Monday, December 7

Last class day of semester

Wednesday, December 9-
Tuesday, December 15

Final Exams

Tuesday, December 15

Christmas Break (Pre-Theology Students free to depart after last exam)

Semester II

Sunday, January 3

Annual Retreat begins

Monday, January 11

First class day of semester

Monday, January 18

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day – No Classes

Wednesday, February 24

Candidacy Mass and Reception

Saturday, February 6  Day of Recollection

Friday, February 12 –

  Sunday, February 14

Priesthood Discernment Retreat – 40 Hours Devotion

Monday, February 29 –

  Friday, March 4


Friday, March 4 –

  Tuesday, March 8

Spring Break (begins after last class on Friday)

Friday, March 18 –

  Monday, March 28

Easter Break

(Students free after last class on Friday)

 Wednesday, April 6

Institution of Lector, Followed by Dinner

 Saturday April 16

Day of Recollection

Tuesday, April 19

Vespers Followed by Deacon Oaths

Thursday, April 21

Installation of Acolyte, Followed by Dinner

Saturday, April 30

Saint Louis Ordination to the Transitional Diaconate

Wednesday, May 4-

  Tuesday, May 10

Final Exams

Summer Break begins after last exam

 Saturday, May 7

 Kenrick Graduation