Bidasoa International Seminary


Bidasoa International Seminary
(Pamplona, Spain)

The Bidasoa International Ecclesiastical College, erected by the Holy See in 1988, is an International Seminary under the direction of the Prelature of the Holy Cross and Opus Dei. The students are candidates for the priesthood sent by their bishops to prepare themselves for the service of their respective dioceses. The philosophical and theological studies are carried out in the Faculties of Ecclesiastical Philosophy and Sacred Theology of the University of Navarra, in Pamplona (Spain), in accordance with the prevailing norms on priestly formation.

The new building, opened in 2011, is located in the town Cizur Navarra Minor, near the campus of the UNAV. Bidasoa students come from various parts of the world, being sent by their bishops in order to receive optimal training to its future as a priest in his diocese.  Currently there are 100 seminarians from 46 dioceses and 14 different countries. So far they have received 545 seminarians ordained in 106 dioceses in 29 countries.

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