Since its founding in 1888, more than 1,900 priests have received their formation and education at the Pontifical College Josephinum. Ordained alumni are active today in 48 states in the United States and in 18 foreign countries. Similarly, our alumni who are members of the lay faithful are making profound contributions to the life of the Church through a commitment to family, distinguished work in their professions, and witness to service.
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Alumni Day 2021
Alumni Day is just around the corner and plans are being made for an unforgettable event!
Rooms are reserved at the Hyatt Place Columbus/Worthington
$99/night until September 15
Reserve online or call 1-800-993-4751 and reference Pontifical College Alumni Reunion
Wednesday, September 29
Laghi Lecture by Dr. Jonathan Reyes
Jessing Center, 7:00 p.m.
Special reception for alumni
Thursday, September 30
Annual meeting with Rector and Treasurer
Mass in Saint Turibius Chapel
Recognition of silver and golden jubilarians
Opportunity (on this Feast Day of Saint Jerome, patron of librarians) to honor Mr. Peter Veracka, retired Director of Library Services
Saturday, October 2
Mud Bowl, 3:00 p.m.
The Jessing Alumnus of the Year Award, given to an ordained alumnus and a lay alumnus who have best exhibited the spirit of our founder, Monsignor Joseph Jessing, through ministry in the Church and service to the community-at-large. The honorees have shown and share their love for the Church, and support the Church and the Josephinum in her mission.
2008 – Msgr. Jim Koenigsfeld / Mr. Michael Fry
2009 – Msgr. Carson LaCaze + / Mr. Marvin Rezabek
2010 – Fr. Richard Kramer / Mr. Tom Zilligen +
2011 – Fr. Joseph Weber + / Mr. Tom Whitney
2012 – Msgr. Anthony Borrelli + / Mr. Mike Heydinger
2013 – Fr. Jeffrey Rimelspach / Mr. Rodney Hartle
2014 – Fr. Alfred Camp + / Mr. George Karg +
2015 – Msgr. A. Leon Duesman / Mr. Donald Wampach
2016 – Msgr. Ralph Kuehner + / Mr. Thomas Meyer
2017 – Bishop Ronald Herzog + / Mr. Edward Wink
2018 – Fr. Daniel Clayton / Mr. Norman Hageman
2019 – Fr. John Sims Baker / Dr. Francis W. Conn
2020 – Bishop Robert J. Baker / Mr. Edward Jim Geiser
The Josephinum periodically publishes an alumni directory. To obtain an electronic copy in pdf format, please email Allison Moore, Advancement Associate.
Seasonal Aerial Photo Collection
Download a collection of seasonal aerial photos of campus for use as the background or screensaver on your device!
Celebrating the Year of Saint Joseph
A tribute to Saint Joseph, composed by alumnus and former faculty member Father Robert Gonzalez T'78.