Due to Restrictions on International Travel, the Rome Program Is Currently on Hold.

Make your study of history, theology, art, architecture, and Latin come to life through Donahue Academy’s summer Rome program. Spend ten days in the Eternal City and surrounding region. Pray before the tomb of Saint Peter, walk through the Roman Forum, stroll the streets of Assisi where Saint Francis preached, venerate the site of Saint Paul’s martyrdom. Earn 0.5 credits while you experience the trip of a lifetime. Open to current sophomores and juniors in good standing.

Student Testimonials

“The Colosseum and the Roman Forum allowed me to imagine how my family and I might have lived years ago in Rome.”

“The Sistine Chapel gave me a deeper appreciation of beauty.”

“I could have stood and looked at the Pieta for hours.”

“Going to confession at Saint Peter’s Basilica brought me closer to Jesus Christ.”

“This trip opened my mind to history in a way that it had never been before.”

“This trip has been one for the most amazing experiences of my life!”


  • Open to all current sophomores and juniors in good standing
  • 85% scholarships available
  • Students are selected by a committee evaluating on the basis of:
    • Demonstrated commitment to school mission
    • Demonstrated self-discipline and maturity necessary for foreign travel