DC 'Hood

The DC 'Hood (as in priesthood) is a basketball team comprised of priests and seminarians of the Archdiocese of Washington who play against local high school teams at venues throughout the Archdiocese of Washington. These are wonderful events that promote vocations to the priesthood and religious life, and are great fun for the whole family. Come out and show your support for vocations!


The first game this year will be at St. Elizabeth Church in Rockville, MD on Friday, January 23, 2015 at 7 p.m.

Check back soon for upcoming events!

DC Padres

The DC Padres is a baseball team comprised entirely of priests and seminarians from the Archdiocese of Washington and a few other dioceses. They play high school varsity baseball teams in an effort to raise interest and awareness about the vocation to the priesthood.  You can learn more about the DC Padres by clicking here to view a video about them!

Sunday, April 24, 2016 playing against Paul VI High School.  First pitch at 4 p.m.

Sunday, May 8, 2016 playing the St. Mary’s Ryken Knights at the Regency Furniture Stadium (Home of the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs). The Blue Crabs take the field at 2pm and the Padres and Knights will play afterwards around 5-5:30 p.m.

Sunday, August 28, 2016 playing against Palotti High School (tentative) at Prince George's Stadium (Home of the Bowie Bay Sox).

***Discounted tickets for games are available along with further info on the DC Padres Website: www.dcpadres.com