Mission and Purpose

Borromeo Seminary, the college seminary in the Diocese of Cleveland, is a community in which men discern the call to and are formed for diocesan priesthood or religious life through the integration of human, spiritual, intellectual and pastoral formation.


Bishop Pevec
We Remember Bishop A. Edward Pevec
Bishop Pevec passed away December 14, 2014, at the Center for Pastoral Leadership.
He was past Rector of Borromeo Seminary, a great man and a generous servant of the Lord.
Eternal rest grant on to him O Lord.
Let Perpetual Light shine upon him. May he rest in peace.  Amen.

Friday, December 19, 2014 at Center for Pastoral Leadership
3:00 Vesper Service – Most Reverend Roger Gries presiding
3:45 – 8:00 Calling Hours
8:00 Night Prayer – Fr. Latcovich presiding

Saturday, December 20, 2014 at St. John Cathedral
9:30 – 10:45 Bishop Pevec will lie in state at St. John Cathedral
11:00 Funeral Mass – Most Reverend Richard G. Lennon presiding
Burial to follow at Calvary Cemetery


- Check out the Philosophy Portraits in Borromeo’s classrooms

- Meet the Borromeo Seminarians

- Read Fr. Damian Ference’s response to the question: Why a College Seminary?

Bishop Lennon

Welcome from Bishop Lennon

Dear Friend in Christ,
After being appointed as the Bishop of the Diocese of Cleveland, I must tell you how thrilled I was to learn that we have a college seminary program right here in our own diocese. Upon my first visit with the seminarians, I quoted the late John Paul II, in saying that I see the seminary as “the heart of the diocese.” I am happy to welcome you to Borromeo Seminary.

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Fr. Latcovich

Welcome from Fr. Latcovich

Welcome to Borromeo Seminary’s website!

For over fifty-eight years Borromeo Seminary has had a rich tradition and place within the Diocese of Cleveland. Our primary mission is and has always been to help men to discern their call to priestly service.

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