Learning without holy living, makes the person proud and arrogant; holy living without learning is good for nothing.

-St. John XXIII

Graduation and Seminary Diploma

To graduate from SJVTS and obtain the Seminary Diploma, one must pass all the core and major courses and earn at least twelve (12) units of elective subjects.  In addition, he must pass the oral comprehensive examination and other auxiliary subjects. No seminarian may be recommended for ordination to the priesthood without graduating from the seminary course.