Religious Residences Available in D.C.
The following residences may have rooms available for the students of the Institute. Arrangements should be made directly with each facility. Costs and fees are subject to change and inquiries should be made directly to the appropriate institution.
St. Anthony of Padua Parish Rectory
St. Anthony rectory can offer rooms to men who are priests, deacons, or seminarians on recommendation of their religious superior. The parish church in “Little Rome,” is conveniently located about 1/2 mile from the Catholic University of America and is even closer to the Brookland/CUA stop on Metro’s “Red” line. Hospitality includes meals, individual room, study and private bath, and free parking. Contact the business manager for further information.
The Marian Scholasticate is a house of formation on the campus of Catholic University of America. It is less than half a mile from McGivney Hall, where the John Paul II Institute classes are held. The Marian Scholasticate is available to house clergy, male religious, and lay men. Contact their office at [email protected] for additional information.
TC offers comfortable single rooms with bathrooms and showers on each floor for clergy, religious, and lay men. All rooms have high-speed internet-access, cable TV and telephones. Accommodations also include breakfast, lunch, and dinner here at TC throughout your stay. TC is a five-minute walk from the John Paul II Institute.
St. Joseph Seminary
St. Joseph Seminary is just one mile from the John Paul II Institute. The main purpose of the seminary is for the formation of men for service to the Church, as Josephite Priests or Brothers, but housing may be available for other priests and men religious. Amenities include: individual rooms, meals, parking, wireless internet, workout equipment, laundry facilities, and shared bathrooms.
St. Anselm’s Abbey
The Benedictine community of St. Anselm’s Abbey has an intentional community for men (some graduate students, some young professionals) between the ages of 21 and 35 who are seeking to discern their God-given calling, whether to marriage, diocesan priesthood, religious life, or the lay state. They have a living area at the abbey, can participate in the abbey’s liturgical life, will meet regularly with the group and one of the monks to discuss matters of vocational discernment, and have meals with the monastic community. The cost for room and board is $800 per month. The abbey is about a seven-minute drive and 1 ½ miles from the JPII Institute.
Centro Maria Residence
Centro Maria Residence is located two blocks from the Institute and offers housing for women only, ages 18-29. Rates are for single, air-conditioned rooms in a smoke-free building. Applications may be made in writing or in person. Rates include breakfast and dinner six days a week, and facilities include a chapel, dining room, laundry, TV room, and limited maid service.
Casa Sacri Cuori
Casa Sacri Cuori is a residence run by the Little Workers of the Sacred Hearts which offers housing for women studying or working in the Washington, D.C. area. Rates are for single, rooms with heating and cooling in a smoke-free building. Applications may be made in writing or in person. Rates include all utilities paid, large common library, cable Internet service in each room, washer and dryer, large chapel, large kitchen with unlimited use, and large common dining room and TV room. Limited maid service. Some parking is available off main road but is limited. Unlimited phone use in the continental USA. Casa Sacri Cuori is a five-minute walk to the Red Line Brookland/CUA metro station and a ten-minute walk to Catholic University.