Saint Michael’s Seminary of The Independent Catholic Church of North America
St. Michael's Seminary has one purpose - to train clergy
for the Independent Catholic Church of North America. It is set up so that
A those called to the priesthood in the Catholic Tradition, may prepare for
ministry without leaving his or her home, employment, or local church.
The goal is to educate, examine, and otherwise prepare those who are
called to ministry in this non-residential form of study. Many are hearing the
call in mid-life, or even later, and can not leave home, employment
and family to attend a full-time, residential seminary. That is why St.
Michael's Seminary is a long distance learning seminary.
St. Michael's Seminary does not hold regional academic
accreditation. Our programs and degrees are theological, not secular
and academic. We wish to train ordained ministers (Deacon and
Priests) of the Gospel, which is our primary mission and task.
St. Michael's Seminary is affiliated and underwritten by
the Independent Catholic Church of North America. The College of Bishops
authorizes the Board to issue Theological Degrees to those students
whom the Faculty and Chancellor have approved and recommended.
Long Distance Learning
The Seminary is located on line and currently, the Academic Dean- Bishop Fisher and
Father Michael Shell are conducting the courses. Most of the
work is done in MicroSoft Word on the computer. Practicums for Altar training
and Sacrament Administration is arranged and approved by the Academic Dean.
All students must have a police background check and then be interviewed by the
Ordinary of the Diocese before starting studies. If you are interested in studying
with us, you may email us atstmichaelsregistrar@ gmail.com
If interested in incardination -please contact Bishop Fisher at
If you have any religious items that you would like to donate to the church or
Seminary, please email Bishop Roe Fisher and tell us about your donation.
If today you hear his voice, harden not your heart.
Psalm 95:8 Hebrews 3:15
*The Church and Seminary makes no claim of academic accreditation of any kind, nor
is it implied. The Church provides an online distance learning study program, and
practical training is delivered at a parish level to meet the needs of churches.