Vatican II Institute at St. Patrick’s Seminary, Menlo Park, California
Since 1973, the campus of St. Patrick’s Seminary and University has served as home to the Vatican II Institute, a holistic three-month sabbatical program that offers priests the opportunity for peaceful prayer, introspection and interactions designed to revitalize their human growth and spiritual lives.
In 1989, the U.S. Sulpician Province assumed responsibility for the Vatican II Institute for Clergy Formation. The Vatican II Institute plays a critically important role for the Church by offering programs of renewal and enrichment for priests.
Since its inception, the Institute has welcomed well over 2000 priests from 35 countries and 25 religious orders.