The seminary is officially known as "The Pacific Regional Seminary of St. Peter Chanel". The Archbishops and Bishops of CEPAC constitute the Seminary's Board of Trustees which sets policies and sees to the supervision of priestly formation at the Seminary. (PRS Constitution, Article III).

The Senate is composed of four bishops, elected by the Board of Trustees for a term of three years (renewable), and assumes, in the name of the Trustees, the general administration and supervision of the seminary, leaving the details of the day to day administration to the Rector and the members of Staff.

Two representatives of the affiliated colleges, elected from among the congregations who have affiliated colleges, also participate in the deliberations of the Senate.
The seminary Senate meets twice a year usually in March and September. In 2017 the meetings were on 14th & 15th March and 1st & 2nd September. The meetings in 2018 have yet to be finalized but the first meeting will be in April 2018

The members of the Seminary Senate in the year 2018 are:

Also attending the meeting are:

Membership from Religious Congregations and Societies of Apostolic Life in coming years:
2019: Salesians and Vincentians
2020 Vincentians and Marists
2021:    Marists and MSCs


About Us

Pacific Regional Seminary has been offering training for the Roman Catholic priesthood for the various dioceses in the Pacific and for religious congregations with houses affiliated to the seminary since 1972.
During this year, 1973, we are celebrating our 40 years at the present site at Nasese, Suva Point. The celebration is centred on the last weekend of August, 23rd to 25th August with three day of presentations on the documents of Vatican II as they relate to seminary formation and to priestly life. All former students and faculty are invited to join in the celebration either by coming in person or joining in spirit from the different parts of the world. The same invitation is expressed to former staff members.
If you are coming, please notify us by email to , if possible by early July. [Alternatively by mail which can be sent to Private Mail Bag, 79, Suva, Fiji]