Welcome

The Congregation of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers, is a vibrant community of priests, students for the priesthood, and lay associates. We are an apostolic community whose members profess simple vows. We seek the glory of God, especially in the works of education and evangelization. We welcome you to share our prayer and to know the love and mercy of God.

Welcome

The Congregation of St. Basil, also known as the Basilian Fathers, is a vibrant community of priests, students for the priesthood, and lay associates. We are an apostolic community whose members profess simple vows. We seek the glory of God, especially in the works of education and evangelization. We welcome you to share our prayer and to know the love and mercy of God.

“Teach me Goodness, Discipline, and Knowledge” Psalm 119

The Basilian motto is derived from Psalm 119 (originally Psalm 118). In the late nineteenth century, Charles Vincent, a Basilian priest who was one of the founders of what would later become St. Michael’s College, brought the Latin motto to the Congregation of St. Basil:

Bonitatem et disciplinam et scientiam doce me.

Our motto is a biblical reminder of our role as a teaching community and the simple, foundational importance of goodness and discipline in our celebration of God.

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#ThrowbackThursday to this 1949 picture of a group of novices playing hockey at St. Basil’s Novitiate in Richmond Hill, Ontario. The Novitiate..

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#ThrowbackThursday to St. Mary’s Seminary in La Porte, Texas. Formerly the oceanfront resort of Sylvan Beach Hotel, the Basilians operated..

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Basilian eBulletin: November 2018

Basilian eBulletin: November 2018 –

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#ThrowbackThursday to the Maisonseule which was built in the 1200’s in the commune of Saint-Basile. In the 1820’s the Basilians operated a seminary..

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